This may be surprising news to many but after social media conducted numerous tests, leaving your water bottles inside of your car on a hot day CAN actually start a fire… potentially!

Light rays can go through the water bottle causing a magnified light to then project onto leather or suede seats, causing them to burn or melt – similar to how children used to fry ants using magnified glass back in the day.

Check out the video illustration below:

There you have it folks. Leave those water battles out of your cars please!