Police answer call, end up joining in Asheville Fourth of July party

By: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Not all the neighbors were happy their street was cordoned off for a yearly Fourth of July block party, so they called police.

This year, parents built a water slide for the children, according to WLOS.

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Police officers responded, addressed neighbors’ concerns and stressed safety - then joined in the fun.

Video shows an officer and a child testing out the slide after ensuring it was far enough off the road so vehicles could also pass.

“Well, it was hot,” Asheville police said on social media.

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