Fox News: Man Lit Himself on Fire Outside White House

‘The way it’s being described at the White House is that the man tried to set himself on fire but did indeed set his clothes on fire’

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SMITH: "Some breaking news that's coming to us now from the White House. This is video from about 15, 16 minutes ago. Here’s what's happened. A man in front of the White House lit himself on fire. Specifically I’m told that he lit his jacket on fire and this is video of the Secret Service agents treating him. The way it’s being described at the White House is that the man tried to set himself on fire but did indeed set his clothes on fire. There are varying reports that he may have put gasoline on himself, but Fox News can’t confirm that. He is being described as a protester and the Secret Service says that this is affecting areas around the White House now. After this video, they walked this guy away to arrest him, which indicates not take him to the hospital. That’s not what the Secret Service is saying, they're arresting him, which suggests to us that he wasn’t too badly injured. But now the question is about whether there are suspicious packages. So after the man lit himself on fire — no danger to the President at all, according to the Secret Service. But after he lit himself on fire, they go over to treat him and then to take him away.”

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