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New Dangerous Social Media Challenge Causes Damage at Dalhart High School

Dalhart High School is wanting to make parents aware of a dangerous new trend or challenge that has emerged on social media.

The “Outlet Challenge” is where a participant plugs a phone charger into an outlet halfway leaving the two prongs exposed. Kids will then attempt to drop a penny onto the electrified prongs.

Last week several students performed the challenge causing damage to three different outlets in the school.

The Dalhart Volunteer Fire Department was called to ensure that there was no danger of a fire behind the wall of the blown outlets.

Any students who are found to be doing this challenge will now face severe punishment.       


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