Florida Man Attempts to Set Himself on Fire, But No One Lets Him Borrow a Lighter
We don't recommend anyone go the self-immolation route, but if you're going to attempt it, at least give it a long, hard thought. It's not something to do in haste.
Kalpeshkumar Patel, a 40-year-old former employee of at a High Spring, Florida gas station was so pissed at his ex-boss he attempted to set himself and his car on fire. So he doused himself in gasoline in front of the gas station. There was just one hitch: he didn't have a lighter, and no one would let him borrow one.
Patel pulled into the Chevron station in High Spring at about 9:20 PM. According to The Gainesville Sun , he had been feuding with his ex-boss. The owner of the gas station told police Patel left several threatening messages on his phone, including a threat to light his car on fire in order to burn down the Chevron.
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