Or at least don't commit arson on a hill.
Maybe he's trying to change the radio station?
This longish video some firebug was taking for their burning car compilation captures a perfect example of why you should always put your car in park. Okay, Dad, I get it now.
At about 1:28, things start to get interesting as a fire truck rolls up to put out the blaze but instead sends a missile down a residential road. One fireman makes a brave attempt to stop this imminent disaster, reaching into the front of A BURNING CAR, but then is basically like, "F*ck it."
Some fires can't be pinned down because they burn too bright.