A man was critically hurt after setting himself on fire on the steps of the City Hall in Columbus, Ohio.
Fire officials have told local media that a 58-year-old man was taken to Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center in critical condition.
Police is investigating the incident as a possible suicide attempt, according to local TV-station WSYX.
Pics from the scene outside my office pic.twitter.com/YJa1Qr4kfI
— Michelle (@michellekf) August 17, 2015
Three Parks and Recreation employees ran up to help the man, putting out the fire. The man’s name has not been released.
— Mike McCarthy (@mikewsyx6) August 17, 2015
Yellow police tape can be seen cordoning off the burned debris. A Gatorade bottle with some clear liquid inside is also within the perimeter, presumably containing the fuel used in the blaze.