Sheriff’s deputy sweats to show the dangers of a hot car

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA (KTVI) – A deputy from the Forsyth Sheriff’s department in Georgia sat in a parked car for 25 minutes to demonstrate what happens when children and pets are left inside a car on a hot day.

It got so hot in the car, the cameras stopped working several times. When the officer left the vehicle his heart rate was 151 beats per minute, an early symptom of heatstroke.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.