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According to authorities, on Thursday, a man lit himself on fire outside a Walmart store in Athens.

Witnesses said the man poured gasoline on himself, then ran into the store, went back out again, and then proceeded to a corner of the parking lot and set himself on fire.

When firefighters arrived, Athens police officers used fire extinguishers from inside their patrol cars to extinguish the flames. The man was then airlifted to a hospital.

His condition has not yet been confirmed. Law enforcement is investigating this incident.

For more, read the story on The News Courier.

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