OKC Police: Man Sets Himself On Fire After Ex Refused To Reconcile


Thursday, July 26th 2018, 11:52 am
By: News 9


Two people suffered burn injuries Thursday morning at a northwest Oklahoma City home, fire officials said.

The incident happened about 8:55 a.m. in the 1100 block of NW 84 Street. 

Initially, first responders thought the incident was a suicide attempt. After gathering more information, the fire department said it is unclear what the intent of the incident was.

One man was burned and taken to a local hospital in critical condition. A woman was also burned and she was taken to a hospital in serious condition. 

Police told News 9 the man tried to set himself on fire after his ex-girlfriend refused to reconcile and she was burned when she tried to save him.

The fire department said this is an active investigation.

The fire department said this is an active investigation.

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Two people suffered burn injuries Thursday morning at a northwest Oklahoma City home, fire officials said. 

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