Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Woman, 55, dies after setting herself on fire at petrol pumps, Bath, England - 22nd Nov 2011

A woman died after setting herself on fire at a petrol pump.

The 55-year-old from Bath, Somerset, was seen at the Sainsbury's filling station strolling across the forecourt and dousing herself with fuel and setting herself alight.

Two workers staff tried to put the fire out by spraying her with bottles of water.

Two fire engines were called to the store in Green Park, Bath, and the woman was rushed to hospital with severe burns.

She later died at the nearby Royal United Hospital from her injuries.

The Avon Coroner's office is now investigating the horrific incident with police but there are said to be no suspicious circumstances. Read More

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