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Man Allegedly Tried to Put Out Fire with Alcohol

Man Allegedly Tried to Put Out Fire with Alcohol


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(KSL News) The Salt Lake Fire Department is looking for the man who ran away from a van fire.

Witnesses saw the van driving slowly until it ran into a sign. They went over to try and help and saw a fire between the two seats.

Police say the driver tried to put the fire out with something that may have contained alcohol.

One witness finally pulled him out of the van.

Flames destroyed the van and the driver took off. Officials say the man likely has burns on his chest and face.

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