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A YouTuber Risked His Life For A Prank And Firefighters Are Pissed

The internet needs to end.

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Jay Swingler runs the "TGFbro" YouTube channel, which has over 3 million subscribers, with his friend Romell Henry.

The duo posts prank and challenge videos.

Here's how they describe their content in their own words: "We have no set content that we post, we just post anything retarded and cool that we wanna do."


Lovely. Anyway, on Thursday the duo published a video called "I cemented my head in a microwave and emergency services came.. (nearly died)." It has over 1 million views.

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Station commander Simon Woodward explained it took the team an hour to remove the microwave.

@FallingsPark @PhilipLoach @DCFOWestMidFire @GaryTaylorFire @JohnEdwards33 @NFCC_FireChiefs @SimonTBarry West Midla…

He said when his crews have to respond to calls like this, it takes away from their work saving people who actually need help.

In a response video, Swingler bragged his video was being covered by news outlets all over the world.

West Midlands Fire

"That's how you know you've done something right on YouTube," he said.

Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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