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Published February 14, 2012, 12:00 AM

Ryan Harstad, 34, of Fargo


Ryan Harstad, 34, of Fargo lit himself on fire inside his Chevrolet Blazer near the Traill County Courthouse on Feb. 5. Hillsboro Police Chief Ray Weber ran to Harstad and threw his coat over him to smother the flames, which covered about 95 percent of his body. Harstad suffered burns on 37 to 40 percent of his body, according to a journal post by his mother. Photo special to The Forum


Read the article: 'It all went up at once': Fargo man recovering after setting himself and his car on fire in Hillsboro