How Hot a Car Can Get for Pets, Children in Images

The Rancho Coastal Humane Society shared these images showing just how quickly the temperatures can rise inside a closed vehicle in triple-digit heat.

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High temperatures can still become deadly for pets, children, seniors, and others who are in a closed vehicle in a matter of minutes. Heat stroke can occur when your body temperature reaches 104 degrees.
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Rancho Coastal Humane Society
The spokesperson for Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas, California put a thermometer inside his truck Monday just after 1 p.m when it was 98 degrees outside. Within four minutes, he said the temperature inside the truck rose to 122.
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Rancho Coastal Humane Society
After 21 minutes, the spokesperson said the temperature inside the vehicle appeared as 135 degrees.
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Rancho Coastal Humane Society
One hour, the thermometer appeared to go beyond its end point, registering at approximately 162 degrees according to the humane society spokesperson.
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