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  • Chaos in DC as man sets himself on FIRE (shortened)

    10/04/2013 6:47:28 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/4/13 | MEGHAN KENEALLY
    A man reportedly set himself on fire on the National Mall this afternoon and was airlifted to a hospital. Police were called to respond to the emergency at 4.24pm and the fire was put out. The man has not been named, but DC Police reportedly said that he was conscious and breathing. Witnesses said that they saw him sitting on the Mall, dousing himself with gasoline which he had in a gas canister. Some reports say that two male bystanders initially tried to put the fire out using their own shirts while others put the number of Good Samaritans at...
  • Man May Have Set Himself on Fire on National Mall

    10/04/2013 6:09:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 10/4 | Joe Coscarelli
    More Washington, D.C. insanity: A man was flown to the hospital by helicopter from the National Mall following what may have been a case of self-immolation. Witnesses told NBC Washington "they saw a man pouring gasoline on himself, then possibly setting himself on fire." "A runner and passerby put the flames out," Vanessa Sink, who took the above photo, tweeted. "It was incredible." And #horrifying:
  • Report: Helicopter lands on National Mall after man sets himself on fire [pics]

    10/04/2013 2:07:39 PM PDT · by Bronzewound · 87 replies
    Twitchy ^ | Oct. 4, 2013 | Various
    Fireball Friday in DC.
  • Man found burning on Fort Worth bridge

    05/08/2003 11:32:34 AM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 32 replies · 157+ views
    Man found burning on Fort Worth bridge 05/08/2003 From Staff Reports FORT WORTH – Police and fire department officials are investigating the death of a man found burning on a bridge early Thursday morning in Fort Worth. Firefighters received a call from a passer-by driving in the 5100 block of east First Street about 1 a.m. Battalion Chief James Johns said that investigators believe some kind of accelerant was used. The person has not been identified. Investigators are unsure who may have set the fire. Watch WFAA-TV (Ch. 8) and TXCN (Cable Ch. 38 in Dallas area) for news updates...