Man May Have Set Himself on Fire on National Mall

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Photo: Vanessa Sink

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.”