State officials warn of 'fire challenge' game where teens set themselves on fire

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State officials warned fire departments of the game and when to send victims to a burn center. (Credit: News 12 Connecticut)

The Stratford fire marshal says state officials gave him a safety alert to watch out for victims of a popular Internet trend called the "fire challenge."

The game involves children and teens recording themselves while they pour rubbing alcohol on their bodies before setting themselves on fire. They then share the video online.

The alert warns departments about the trend and when to send...

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