PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Paramedics rushed a man to the hospital Tuesday evening with burn injuries after he threatened to blow up his block in Northeast Philadelphia, according to authorities.
Police were called out to the 2900 block of Magee Avenue in Mayfair after the man reportedly made the threatening phone call to police. When officers arrived, the naked man came running out on fire, police said.
Officers quickly extinguished the flames. There is no word on the man’s condition.
The man’s wife was also in the home but not injured.
The fire marshal is investigating the threats.