On a recent stream, a dangerous incident occurred that could have resulted in serious injury or even death. Kai Cenat, a popular streamer on Twitch, was broadcasting his gameplay live to his viewers when a friend of his set off a firecracker in the same room as Kai's streaming setup, causing a massive explosion of colorful lights. The incident, which occurred on July 4th, 2021, has since gone viral on social media platforms like Twitter and Reddit. Fortunately, everyone escaped unscathed, but the potential danger cannot be overstated.
As the stream was underway, Kai's friend, whose name has not been disclosed, decided to set off a firecracker right there in the same room, without any regard for the potential consequences. The firecracker was not a typical one, but rather a large analog of a Salute, a type of firework that is known for its loud explosion and bright colorful lights. The explosion was massive, and the colorful lights lit up the room. However, this momentary display of pyrotechnics almost turned into a deadly disaster.
Thankfully, everyone managed to escape the room without any injury. In fact, the streamer and his friend closed the door behind them, shielding themselves from the blast. According to Kai's account of the incident on his Twitter handle, he was just a few feet away from the firecracker when it went off. However, he managed to escape unharmed. Kai also shared pictures of the burnt carpet in the room, which now has a burnt hole, serving as a stark reminder of the danger of playing with fire.
After the explosion, the two friends rushed back into the room to put out small fires that had started in the aftermath of the blast. The streamer was understandably shaken up, and it took a while for the stream to continue as normal. However, he later returned to the stream and thanked his viewers for their support and concern.
This incident serves as a reminder that firecrackers, pyrotechnics, and other dangerous materials have no place in a streaming setup. It only takes a momentary lapse in judgment to turn a fun moment into a deadly disaster. Streamers and their friends should always prioritize safety and avoid dangerous stunts that could cause harm. Kai, who has over 300,000 followers on Twitch, has since warned his viewers to be careful when using fireworks and to always prioritize safety.
Please be careful with fire and always prioritize safety. With the 4th of July just around the corner, it's important to remember the risks associated with fireworks and other pyrotechnics. According to the National Fire Protection Association, fireworks caused an estimated 19,500 fires in the United States in 2018 alone, resulting in $105 million in property damage. It's crucial to follow all safety guidelines when using fireworks and to avoid setting them off in areas where they could cause harm.