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As expected fewer storms today as High Pressure aloft is building into the area from the east along with drier air. Rain coverages slim to none thru the weekend with the high in place. The Anticyclone will move northeast of the area next week allowing for upper level disturbances to move in from Louisiana beginning late Monday into Tuesday ...
Man sets himself on fire on the National Mall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A fire official says a man has been flown to the hospital after setting himself on fire on the National Mall.
Fire crews responded Friday afternoon to a report of a man on fire at 7th and Madison streets. A witness says she saw a man dump a red canister of gasoline on his head and then set himself on fire.
D.C. Fire Department spokesman Tim Wilson says the man has life-threatening injuries.
His name and age weren't immediately known.