Heat forces the D-Day Memorial to cancel Homefront festival

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BEDFORD, Va. (WFXR) The National D-Day Memorial is taking precautions during this extreme heat.

Starting Friday afternoon, there will be no guided tours after the last tour at 10:30 am, for the entire weekend.

If you wish to walk around the site on your own, it will be open until 5 pm each day. Visitors are encouraged to stay hydrated.

The 1940s Homefront Festival slated for Saturday, July 20 has been canceled, due to heat. Organizers are looking for another day to reschedule it.

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