A woman who apparently tried to set herself on fire at a West Ashley gas station this afternoon was talked down by horrified customers as others blocked off entrances and pulled back onlookers.
The woman set down the lighter and pump hose shortly before police arrived.
Check back as more details become available.
Charleston police were summoned to the Circle K service station at Savage and U.S. Highway 17 South after a woman tried to set herself afire at gas pump Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (Tyrone Walker/postandcourier.com)×
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