VIDEO:Charges after a man ignites fire that burns his wife

Print
Email
|

by Bethanni Williams

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 4, 2013 at 8:30 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 4 at 8:33 AM

(WHAS 11)--A Georgia man is facing charges for setting his wife on fire.

There was surveillance video of the incident at a gas station.

It shows Austin Dawkins using a cigarette lighter that ignites an explosion and the flames engulf the woman.

She was rushed to the hospital with severe burns on her legs, arms, and back.

Police say the flame caused a fuel vapor explosion from the gas tank of his truck.

 Dawkins' faces one count of reckless conduct.
 

Print
Email
|