Lansing Fire Department joins the #MannequinChallenge

Posted at 8:56 AM, Nov 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-18 08:56:02-05

The #MannequinChallenge is a Internet video trend that went viral. People remain frozen in place like mannequins while somebody records video, usually music is played in the background.

The Lansing Fire Department joined the #MannequinChallenge and shared their video on the streaming site Vimeo.

They said the point of the video is to teach the community the importance of being prepared for anything. They don't want you to"freeze up" if there's an emergency.

"We accepted the #MannequinChallenge to relay an important message. With Thanksgiving coming up, it's important to be prepared for anything, because you don't want to "freeze up" if there's an emergency! Check out our video here:

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