Posted: Mar 24, 2013 2:42 PM by ASSOCIATED PRESS
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a man was rushed to a hospital burn unit after lighting himself on fire at an Orange County nail salon.
Costa Mesa Police Sgt. Clint Dieball says the man walked into the salon, doused himself with a flammable liquid and set fire to himself just after noon Sunday.
Someone inside the salon doused the flames with a fire extinguisher.
Dieball says the man was burned but alive when paramedics took him to a hospital.
Investigators have not determined a motive. Dieball says the man's wife or girlfriend was inside the salon at the time, and the couple had been estranged.
Nobody else was hurt.
The salon, Creative Nails & Spa in Costa Mesa, sustained minor fire damage.
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