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Flaming Trend! Dangerous "Fire Challenge" Is Spreading Among Young People!

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The latest dangerous trend'The Fire Challenge' is risking the lives of young people who're ending up in hospital with serious burns.

Source: http://www.ladbible.com/news/news-kid...

Youngsters from US and Britain set themselves on fire to get like from social media.

Youngsters from US and Britain set themselves on fire to get like from social media.

Hospital officials said they are setting themselves on fire in an attempt to become 'social media stars'.

They were screaming in pain and ending up in hospital with serious burns.

They were screaming in pain and ending up in hospital with serious burns.

Most of them sometimes have even ended up needing surgery and on life-support.

One of the videos shows a teen panicking after setting himself on fire and get engulfed in the flames from the waist.

One of the videos shows a teen panicking after setting himself on fire and get engulfed in the flames from the waist.

His furious mum can be heard in the background yelling 'Get into the water, get into the f***ing water' as he runs around burning.

Another video shows a teen seem repeatedly throwing himself against the bathroom wall in order to get rid of the flames.

Another video shows a teen seem repeatedly throwing himself against the bathroom wall in order to get rid of the flames.

And while his friends are heard howling with laughter...

The dangerous fire challenge has seen UK and US hospitals seen an increase of kids being hospitalised with burns.

The dangerous fire challenge has seen UK and US hospitals seen an increase of kids being hospitalised with burns.

Timiyah Landers from US burned 49 per cent of her body after she poured rubbing alcohol on herself and lit herself on fire in August.

Plastic surgeon Jeremy Yarrow said he knows that young people feel pressured to boost their social media presence by participating in these challenges.

Plastic surgeon Jeremy Yarrow said he knows that young people feel pressured to boost their social media presence by participating in these challenges.

He added: “But from the patients I see, the results can be very different, with some requiring life support treatment and many left with lifelong scars. In some severe and sometimes life-threatening cases, they are admitted to hospital for long periods of time for complex surgery resulting in long term mental and physical issues.'

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