A firework started after the winner was announced. The video shows the fireworks start off with showers of sparks coming down onto the stage.
That was the moment Kasinde’s hair catch fire and rapidly start to spread. Fortunately, she was saved and the flames were but out by a man standing behind Kasinde
The beauty queen escaped unhurt in the accident and is seen in the video wearing her crown. She later thanked her fans for their support and said on Instagram that she was happy to be the new Miss Africa 2019 Calabar, according to reports
Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde has won Miss Africa 2019 Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River Government.
Miss Kasinde, beat Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnaemeka and Zambia’s Gladys Kayumba to the second and third positions respectively. She went home with the crown, $35,000 and a sport utility vehicle.