Published: Thursday 15 February, 2018

WATCH Beauty Pageant Fire Dance Goes Horribly Wrong, Contestant Burned

A fire dance talent presentation went horribly wrong and burned a beauty pageant contestant in Silang, Cavite. The unnamed contestant suffered burns on her face and other parts of her body due to the accident.

Beauty pageant fire dance

The beauty contestant’s costume was accidentally set on fire during her fire dance talent presentation. (Video screen grab/JC de Guzman)

In the video uploaded by a certain JC de Guzman on social media, the pageant contestant can be seen performing her fire dance. But as she swung the balls of fire around her body, she didn’t noticed that it touched her clothes and set it alight. It was not until a few seconds later that the beauty contestant noticed the fire.

Panic ensued and screams from the audience can be heard. The beauty contestant can be seen running as she tried to put out the fire to no avail. Even her backup dancers didn’t know what to do. According to the GMA News report, the fire on the girl’s costume was eventually put out but not before it had already injured the girl.

She sustained burn wounds on her cheeks and other parts of her body after the incident.