Cars are far less likely to explode in real life than they are in the movies. But when they do, you certainly don’t want your face anywhere close to the dramatic combustion.

The firefighter in this video had no choice on the matter, as he was trying to douse an already flaming car when it exploded right under his chin. Yet through some combination of testicular fortitude and confidence in his flame-retardant suit, the smoke eater doesn’t even flinch when the car blows up. Check out the amazing reaction below.

[via Asylum UK]