Elderly Man Lights Himself In Church

Posted By Staff

Date: February 24th, 2011

Category: Nutty News

candlesNutty News Hicksville, New York – An elderly man is fighting for his life after accidentally lighting himself on fire in a Long Island church. The 89-year-old man, who comes to mass on a regular basis, was inside the Holy Family Church in Hicksville around 6:30 a.m. when Nassau County Police Sgt. James Skopak said his clothes caught fire while lighting candles in the back of the church. Pastor Gerard Gentleman called 911 while Father Henry Reid used a fire extinguisher to put out the flames. Skopak said the man suffered burns on over 60 percent of his body.  More…

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2 Responses to “Elderly Man Lights Himself In Church”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    This guy has burns over 60% of his body, and they think quick action was taken to help him?

  2. Anonymous Says:

    People didn’t used to set themselves on fire until Obama was elected.

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