Fire Alarm Dancing

Fire Alarm Dancing

Updated Mar 05, 2019 at 04:07PM EST by Brad.

Added Sep 29, 2014 at 01:44PM EDT by Molly Horan.

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Fire Alarm Dancing refers to the act of performing an improvised choreography in rhythm to the beeping sound of a fire alarm notification system and uploading the recorded footage on video-sharing platforms like YouTube and Vine. In late 2013, the idea evolved into a popular dance video fad among teenagers and college students on Vine, presumably due to the frequent observance of fire drill exercises in school and university buildings.


One of the earliest "fire alarm dance" videos was uploaded by YouTuber DustyRoxas[3] on October 28th, 2007. In the video, a group of cosplayers can be seen dancing to the sound of a fire alarm at Shikkaricon 2007, an annual anime convention held in Newtown, Pennsylvania. As of September 2014, the video has gained over 40,000 views.


On March 28th, 2009, YouTuber hustle boy[4] uploaded a video titled "baby dancing to fire alarm in walmart," as of September 2014, the video has gained over 20,000 views.

On December 6th, 2011, YouTuber AmeliaRebecca's channel[6] uploaded a video titled "Fire alarm dance party," as of September 2014, the video has gained over 1,000 views.

One of the earliest Vines featuring fire alarm dancing is titled "THE FIRE ALARM DANCE," which was uploaded by Vine user Mike Nicklas[1] on October 13th, 2013, by September 2014, the Vine has gained over 1,000 likes.

On December 26th, 2013, Vine user thunthun skittles[2] uploaded a video titled "Idek…" As of September 2014, the Vine has received for 210,000 likes and over 240,000 revines.

On September 24th, 2014, Buzzfeed[5] published a round up of fire alarm dance Vines titled "17 People Who Know A Fire Alarm Is Really Just Another Chance To Turn Up."


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