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no, or else the people that won't notice the fire will get burned.

It is illegal to yell "Fire" if and only if there is nofire. You cannot yell out fire as a joke.

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Of course not. It is perfectly legal to yell "Fire!" if the theater is on fire...otherwise, it is likely to cause a mass panic and you would be charged with inciting panic.

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