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Girl’s hair extensions set on fire during Brooklyn schoolyard fight

Posted: 5:56 PM, Jun 04, 2013
Updated: 2013-06-04 23:01:08-04

A 6th grade boy set an 8th grade girl’s hair on fire during an altercation outside a Brooklyn school, according to police.

While the two students quarreled outside I.S. 68  in Canarsie, Brooklyn, the younger male student used a lighter from his pocket to ignite the 8th grade girl’s hair extensions.

I.S. 68 Brooklyn

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Paramedics rushed the female student to the Staten Island University Hospital’s burn unit where she is reportedly in serious but stable condition.