- Wizards and witches of medieval times used this spell when they were persecuted by Muggles to save themselves from being harmed when they were burned at the stake during witch-hunts. They feigned screaming in pain, some even making a game out of it. In particular, Wendelin the Weird enjoyed the sensation of the charmed flames so much that she allowed herself to get caught and burned at least forty-seven times in varying disguises.
- An actor playing Crapaud in "an ill-fated" act of Malecrit's Alas, I've Transfigured My Feet to protect himself from engulfing flames whilst delivering the play's final, rousing speech.
- Albus Dumbledore possibly used this spell combined with Incendio on the wardrobe of Tom Riddle in 1938 to prove that he was a wizard.
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Possible appearance)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film) (Possible appearance)
- Wonderbook: Book of Spells