Longest Time To Keep A Matchstick Burning

United States


Galena, Illinois, United States / June 5, 2011

Ben Jenkins kept a matchstick burning for one minute, 14.93 seconds.

NOTE: Playing with fire is dangerous. Must be over 18 to attempt record, with proper supervision. Submissions from minors will not be considered.


- matchstick must be 45mm in length or shorter
- must hold match in hand for entire attempt
- timing stops as soon as fire is extinguished
- must follow form of current world record holder
- must provide video evidence


Tags: firelightmatchmatchstickburning

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