5 Seconds of Summer Guitarist Catches Fire

Blog Post created by gharrington Employee on Jun 22, 2015

It was like watching Michael Jackson in a Pepsi commercial all over again. Guitarist Michael Clifford of the popular Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer recently found out the hard way what happens when you get too close to on-stage flame effects - see the video here. Luckily, Clifford escaped the incident relatively unscathed. Both NFPA 1: Fire Code and NFPA 101: Life Safety Code® mandate compliance with NFPA 160: Standard for the Use of Flame Effects Before an Audience wherever flame effects are used near an audience in an assembly occupancy. Adherence to the requirements contained in these standards can help prevent the type of close call experienced by the members of 5SOS and their fans.