Oregon man accidentally lights himself on fire while stealing gasoline and smoking

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Harry Frederick Suniville

PORTLAND, Ore. – A man lit himself on fire while trying to steal gas in Oregon Sunday.

According to KGW, Harry Frederick Suniville, 62, stole a partially-filled gas can from a truck and began pouring the gas into his vehicle while he smoked a cigarette.

The gasoline then ignited, burning Suniville’s socks and pants, and singeing his eyebrows and hair, police say.

Firefighter s extinguished the fire and paramedics treated Suniville before he was arrested and charged with criminal mischief, reckless burning and theft.

Source: KGW


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