JUST IN: Man sets his underpants ablaze in Walmart bathroom


A man’s underpants caught fire and in a Walmart bathroom, and chaos ensued.

Central Pierce Fire and Rescue officials in Washington say that a “drunken man” on a toilet, fell asleep and accidentally ignited his underpants with a cigarette he had been smoking, according to the News Tribune.

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Despite a blaze burning between his legs, the man slept through the entire ordeal -- up until he became startled by firefighters who attempted to extinguish the flames after being alerted by fire alarms, the News Tribune reports.

“One of our guys actually used a dry chemical extinguisher to put out his pants while they were on him,” Central Pierce spokesman Brian Levings told the News Tribune.

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The man was taken to a hospital and treated for burns on his legs.

Read more at the News Tribune.


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