updated 07/02/2014 AT 11:20 AM ET
•originally published 07/02/2014 AT 9:00 AM ET
Famous comedians get nervous around fireworks, too.
“I remember like, you know, walking around and warning neighbors,” he told Kimmel. “I’d be like, ‘Listen, you have some dry brush in your backyard,’ handing out like, goggles. I was very concerned.”
Cook, who says he always wanted to be a firefighter, takes on an apt role in his next film, that of racing-plane-turned-wildfire-battling plane Dusty Crophopper in Planes: Fire & Rescue, out July 18.
Watch the full clip from Cook’s interview below.