Tampa, FL – According to a report on Fox13news.com, Tampa police say 51-year-old Scott Anthony Massa has been hospitalized after burning himself on Sunday morning while attempting to set a home on fire.
The report says Massa broke a window on the house and tried to throw a bucket of accelerant inside. When doing so, it ignited and the explosion set him on fire instead of the house.
Police said Massa was able to escape the crime scene and was eventually caught at St. Joseph’s Hospital with serious injuries.
Massa was taken to the burn uit at Tampa General and investigators are preparing appropriate charges.