People take selfie video of fire, end up getting blasted with water

Why You Shouldn't Take a Selfie in Front of a Fire
Why You Shouldn't Take a Selfie in Front of a Fire

Oh, the selfie. We've all been there: We see a celebrity or crazy event, and we decide to take a quick pic to prove we were there. Taking a selfie, though, is not always the answer, and these New Haven, Connecticut, pedestrians found out the hard way.

The pair noticed a fire on the street, so they did what felt natural: Take a video of the fire department putting out the flames. Soon, things went awry, and as they were filming, the hose blasted them with water. Hopefully, next time, these two will think before they selfie.

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