Shocking footage shows the moment a man was engulfed in flames after he set himself on fire on the White House lawn.
The unidentified man set himself on fire shortly after midday on Wednesday afternoon. In the horrifying video, the man is seen consumed by fire in the Ellipse park beside the fence of the president’s Washington DC residence. He walked around for several seconds while on fire before law enforcement officials rushed to put him out with a fire extinguisher.
The man was rushed to hospital afterwards.
No updates have been given on his condition.
Watch shocking videos below.
The saddest thing I’ve ever seen. A person set themselves on fire in the park at the south lawn of the Whitehouse. Please pray for their soul pic.twitter.com/OjTL0kGWa7
— patlangs (@LangsPat) May 29, 2019