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