(KMOV.com) – Fiberglass is commonly put in mattresses to make them more fire-resistant, but does it actually work?

An expert put mattresses with fiberglass to test by lighting them on fire.

READ: News 4 Investigates: The danger lurking in your mattress

The testing came after a News 4 investigation in which a family said they felt health effects from fiberglass that was released when they took the cover off their son’s mattress.

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