Reporter demonstrates hot car danger

MedStar monitored the reporter's breathing, blood pressure and temperature; it got up to 147 degrees in the car after 15 minutes

FORT WORTH, Texas — 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.

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.

Read full story: CBS 11 Reporter Conducts Monitored ‘Hot Car’ Experiment

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