Photo shared on Twitter by Jennifer Wallace, the bass player's wife.

Photo shared on Twitter by Jennifer Wallace, the bass player’s wife.

Despite their name, the East Dallas-based band Reverend Horton Heat knows how to stay cool when facing a blazing hot crisis, and that might’ve saved their lives earlier this week.

At a little past 4 a.m. Wednesday morning, the band was passing through Oceanside, California, when their RV caught fire, according to ABC News Channel 10.

The RV pulled to the side of the road as smoke billowed from the vehicle.

The Dallas Observer reports that Jim Heath, the band’s frontman for more than 30 years, and the driver were the only people awake at the time. Although they were the first to react to the smoke, luckily all seven people on the bus were able to escape unharmed.

The bus pulled over close to the Camp Pendleton fire station and firefighters were able to save the cabin and all the equipment, Heath told the Observer.

The band was on their way to a gig in San Diego, and they didn’t even miss it. After all, the show must go on.


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