A bizarre accident in Georgia left a toddler, 2, in critical condition in a medically induced coma. The girl and her older sister, 4, were reportedly playing at their father’s house on the outdoor slide, when one of them got the bright idea to douse the slide with gasoline to make it slick.
A Georgia man is facing jail after accidentally setting his wife on fire while fueling up his truck. Austin Dawkins is seen on surveillance video sparking the fumes with his lighter while he talks to his wife. The gas nozzle shoots out flame and lights up Jessica before she can get a safe distance away. She falls.
An Oklahoma mother is behind bars after dousing her daughter with gasoline to get rid of some pesky lice in a home remedy that went almost as badly as one could expect. The child caught fire and wound up in the hospital with extensive burns to her upper body, while the mother wound up in police custody.
A Saxonburg, Pa., man was arrested after an alleged sadistic attack on a child, 7, in which the boy was doused with an accelerant and filmed after the man’s son allegedly to set the victim’s shirt on fire.
A woman who narrowly survived a fire set by her husband is now accused of stealing items at the nursing home where she is recovering. The fire killed her three young sons and unborn baby and left her severely and permanently injured.
This video recorded by security cameras at Skin Deep Tattoo in Sydney, Australia, shows a man entering the parlor, pouring accelerant all over the floor and lighting a match. The parlor goes up in flames, and so do the man’s pants.
Investigators have determined that a fire that broke out in a Holland Township, Mich., apartment complex around 12:30 p.m. on October 10, 2012, was caused by a man preparing his lunch with a propane torch.
Independence, Mo., man Joseph W. Gazafy Jr. was arrested on charges of second-degree arson after he allegedly set the Church of Jesus Christ Outreach Restoration Branch on fire. After confessing he allegedly told an officer "Can I be free? I think I should be able to burn down a church."
Roosevelt Mondesir was supposed to meet his ex at a South Florida 7-Eleven just before 3 a.m. Monday to drop off his son. He left the child at home, instead bringing a gas can and a large knife with which he attacked her at the gas station. Most of the brutal assault on Breton was captured by surveillance cameras, and her terror and suffering recorded on the 911 call.