Man sets underwear on fire after "accident" in Walgreens bathroom, prompts evacuation

steve knight

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http://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article156753059.html?utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link&ICID=ref_fark

A Modesto Walgreens was briefly evacuated Saturday morning after a man set his underwear on fire in the bathroom.

The man, 45-year-old Andrew Cheadle, was caught and arrested on two felony warrants out of Sacramento but not charged with arson due to the reason he lit his pants on fire. Modesto Police Sgt. Steve Hinkley said he’d had an accident and was trying to get his underwear off but couldn’t, so he used a lighter to burn them off.

The incident occurred at the Walgreens at Standiford Avenue and Carver Road at about 9:20 a.m.

Cheadle threw the burning underwear in the toilet which quickly extinguished the fire, but smoke filled the bathroom, prompting an evacuation of the store.

Cheadle left the store, admitting to several employees that he started the fire, then headed south on Carver, said Modesto Fire Department Battalion Chief Randy Anderson.


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A.Goldberg

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I'm assuming he had some sort of physical impairment or disability that made removing his underwear difficult. Still, using a lighter to burn off your clothing sounds like a terrible idea.

It reminds me of the time a guy accidentally drove through the wall of pharmacy I was working at. :eek:
 

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I'm assuming he had some sort of physical impairment or disability that made removing his underwear difficult. Still, using a lighter to burn off your clothing sounds like a terrible idea.

It reminds me of the time a guy accidentally drove through the wall of pharmacy I was working at. :eek:
probably thought you guys needed a drive through :p
 
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The most bizarre thing about this thread is actually the presence of the fourth item in the list the forum software came up with for "Related Items".... ?!?

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HEK

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Is that's what is meant when they say burn that ****?

Maybe he was trying to feel the bern?

Every time you think you seen or heard it all..............PRSI comes through with new ****.
 
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steve knight

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Is that's what is meant when they say burn that ****?

Maybe he was trying to feel the bern?

Every time you think you seen or heard it all..............PRSI comes through with new ****.
everyone complained about the lack of real **** on others I thought I would deliver.
 

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The most insane part is that he was arrested on two felony charges.