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SUICIDE ATTEMPT— Police are terming a bizarre “man on fire” call at the US 79 entrance to Sherwood Forest Mobile Home Park just after 4:30 p.m. Tuesday a suicide attempt. Police Chief Thomas Harris said Gurjeet Singh, 29, of Houston was flown to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio in serious condition with burns over 90 percent of his body. “He had doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire,” Harris said. “He was nude, on fire outside his car with his gas-soaked clothes inside.” Passers-by stopped to put out the fire and Singh was treated by AMR paramedics and at Richards Memorial Hospital before being flown to San Antonio. 
Reporter/Mike Brown SUICIDE ATTEMPT— Police are terming a bizarre “man on fire” call at the US 79 entrance to Sherwood Forest Mobile Home Park just after 4:30 p.m. Tuesday a suicide attempt. Police Chief Thomas Harris said Gurjeet Singh, 29, of Houston was flown to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio in serious condition with burns over 90 percent of his body. “He had doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire,” Harris said. “He was nude, on fire outside his car with his gas-soaked clothes inside.” Passers-by stopped to put out the fire and Singh was treated by AMR paramedics and at Richards Memorial Hospital before being flown to San Antonio. Reporter/Mike Brown

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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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