Watch: Chicago Residents Shoot Dangerous Roman Candle Fireworks at Each Other for Fun
There was a shootout on the streets of Chicago at point-blank range.
But people were not using guns. They're fireworks, specifically Roman candles. They are a Fourth of July staple and designed to shoot fireballs into the air.
But more and more people are shooting them at each other, for fun!
In a video obtained by INSIDE EDITION, two dads faced off on a suburban street They seemed to be having a good time, but make no mistake, what they are doing is really dangerous.
A few guys were left with serious burns after their epic Roman candle battle.
Gus Dobes is the safety director at Garden State Fireworks in New Jersey. He told INSIDE EDITION, "When this comes at you, you can't stop it. It comes out like a bullet."
So while it might look like a lot of fun, but be warned, if you play with fire - you're gonna get burned!
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