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CBS 11 Reporter Conducts Monitored 'Hot Car' Experiment

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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - The intense North Texas heat can be unbearable, and even deadly, when one is simply outside in the elements. The conditions inside a vehicle are even more insufferable.

These past weeks there have been repeated stories about the dangers children and pets face when left inside a hot car.

♦♦♦ Check Out The Photos As J.D. Miles Endures The Heat Of A Hot Car ♦♦♦

To help North Texans better understand how dangerous temperatures can be, CBS 11 News reporter J.D. Miles, with MedStar EMTs and paramedics at his side, conducted a hot car experiment.

As a healthy adult, J.D. set out to demonstrate what it's actually like inside a hot car. Keep in mind, when the temperature is 75-degrees outside, the temperature inside a car is 100-degrees. And when the thermometer reaches 95-degrees outside, the inside of a car is baking at 140-degrees.

With MedStar monitoring his breathing, blood pressure and temperature, J.D. got inside.

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