"I just want everyone to know that these challenges or whatever they watch on YouTube are not worth the risk of their lives," Cleary said. "My son got second degree burns, and it could have been a lot worse."
Cleary told WDIV that she heard her son yell outside after his friend led him to their bicycle door.
"And I immediately started to think, 'Take him to the hospital, take him to the hospital!'" She said. "I'm crying, he's crying."
Jason told WDIV that his burns came from
"For the first time, as it were, a little tiny" fire. Then they brought it down, ̵
His parents took him to the hospital.
A spokesman for the Children's Hospital of Michigan did not confirm the boy's CNN address Monday referring to the hospital's policy not to comment on pediatric patients.
Dearborn-Heights Police confirmed that they are investigating this case but do not comment further.
"Due to people's age, I cannot provide any details except how we will coordinate child protection services to ensure the safety of all those involved, "Capt. Mark Meyers told CNN.
Cleary Tabitha did not immediately respond to CNN's request for further comment.