Temperatures soared to triple digits around East Bay

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Temperatures soared into the triple digits in Antioch and other parts of the East Bay on Monday.

Temperatures soared into the triple digits in Antioch and other parts of the East Bay on Monday.

Sandra Kohler spent much of the day seeking any relief she could get from a bedroom fan as the temperature inside her house passed degrees.

"I am sweating. I am dying," she said.

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Blame an outdoor air conditioner that gave up at just the wrong time.

"The heat causes homeowners to strain their units. They try to get the temperature to go lower. Something has to give on the unit," explained Charlie Fiscus with Freschi Service Experts."

In Monday's heat, his crews averaged more than one service call an hour. It was all hands on deck.

It was hard to escape the heat in the East Bay.

In Danville, the artificial turf only made it hotter for kids and coaches at a baseball camp.

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