- Associated Press - Thursday, June 26, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Police say a woman doused herself with gasoline and set herself on fire in the parking lot of an eastern Pennsylvania shopping mall.

Police in Whitehall Township outside Allentown say the woman was found engulfed in flames in the Lehigh Valley Mall parking lot around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The Express-Times of Easton (https://bit.ly/1qyWObd ) reports a security guard helped put out the fire.

Fire Chief Robert Benner says the woman’s clothes were burned off. She was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Authorities would not report her condition Thursday.

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Information from: The (Easton, Pa.) Express-Times, https://www.lehighvalleylive.com

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