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NFPA urges teens not to participate in trending social media challenge

 

Last updated 1/31/2020 at 10:27pm



TikTok’s #outletchallenge presents significant electrical hazards

QUINCY, Mass. – According to local news reports, high school students in Massachusetts have been imitating a dangerous viral video circulating on the social media app TikTok. Along with Massachusetts fire officials who have issued fire alerts about the dangers of this activity, the National Fire Protection Association is urging the public not to participate in this challenge.

“Electricity is ubiquitous in our lives, so much so that we often take for granted its power and potential for danger,” Lorraine Carli, vice pr...



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