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Hot jobs made hotter for some inside workers

Kens Cleaners has plenty of fans and they drink lots of water, but beating this heat isn't easy. Kens Cleaners has plenty of fans and they drink lots of water, but beating this heat isn't easy.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Many people work out in this hot weather, but it's not only outdoor workers that have to sweat the day away.

Ken's Cleaners in Cape Girardeau, is one of the hottest inside jobs in the Heartland.

"What do you think when you hear forecasts like today's?" reporter Kadee Brosseau asked.

"Ugh! We feel like we are going to die! We were just like, ‘Oh, we didn't want to hear the forecast she said last night,' when I listened to Laura I was just like "No!" owner Tammy Keller said.

While they've got plenty of fans and drink lots of water, beating this heat isn't easy.

"It's hard to get used to,” Keller said. "We have a lot of steam coming through here, with all the pressing and we can't have air conditioning of course."

However, they're not the only ones battling the blaze.

"It's hot," UPS Driver Kyle Clifton said.

Clifton is up and down stairs, back and forth on sidewalks, and even in the truck, there's no AC.

"You still got to do your job, people need their packages. Like, Santa Clause in the summertime, and Christmas in July,” Clifton said.

On scorchers like these, attitude is everything.

"I still love it, still a good job,” Clifton said.

"Somebody's gotta do it,” Keller said.

It's safe to say, we are sure thankful they do.

Keller and Clifton say the main thing to remember when working in this weather: stay hydrated.

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