Some first responders have some important advice for people who keep water bottles in their vehicles.
Acccording to KFOX 14, they say leaving a clear plastic water bottle in direct sunlight in a car can become a quick fire hazard.
“It would need to be a full water bottle, that is filled to the top of the water,” Manlius Firefighter Jay Symonds said according to KFOX 14, "The water and the plastic create a magnifying effect, and could essentially set upholstery on fire or a piece of plastic on fire."
Here is a video with a demonstration:
Firefighters suggest storing water bottles out of direct sunlight in a trunk if necessary.