MOUNT PLEASANT -- No charges have been filed but an investigation continues into a Saturday night bonfire incident that left three teens suffering from burns.
The teens were injured when, according to Cabarrus County Sheriffs deputies, someone poured a flammable liquid into a barrel being used for a bonfire, causing a flash fire.
The incident happened off Barrier Store Road, near Mount Pleasant. The sheriffs office says a group of teens had gathered for a bonfire when the flash fire occurred. At least one victim needed hospital treatment.
That victim was identified by WCNC-TV, the Observers news partner, as 16-year-old Kendall Bolton.
All I remember is standing there, somebody walking up to the fire to start it, and the next thing I know, fire was coming at my face, Bolton told WCNC.
Her father, Kenny Bolton, told WCNC he believes someone should be charged in the case but says deputies told him, You cant arrest stupid