Man burned alive in gas station explo...

Man burned alive in gas station explosion

There are 21 comments on the WTSP Tampa Bay story from Feb 6, 2008, titled Man burned alive in gas station explosion. In it, WTSP Tampa Bay reports that:

Tampa, Florida "He's dead! I know that's him in there. I saw him every day in the deli.

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5 Ws WWWWW

Clearwater, FL

#1 Feb 6, 2008
"Tampa Fire and Rescue is still investigating why the garage caught fire and exploded."
Did they happen to say WHERE it occured?
Char

Pinellas Park, FL

#2 Feb 6, 2008
Where???
Bubba Watcher

Orlando, FL

#3 Feb 6, 2008
OK, I'm confused once more, Ch 10. How do you get a garage at a Citgo gas station? Unless he was in a garage that exploded, then ran to the gas station while burning. If it was just him on fire, and not the building around him, they could have smothered the flames by throwing/putting clothing over him quickly to put the flames out. The rest of the artical was well written.
Where it happened

Saint Louis, MO

#4 Feb 6, 2008
It was a Citgo station at the corner of Busch Blvd and North Blvd across from Chamberlain High School.
Gas Station

Saint Louis, MO

#5 Feb 6, 2008
There was a privately owned garage attached to the Citgo station. Years ago this was a gas station/garage and then Citgo bought the property and allowed the garage to continue. They did minor mechanical repair work.
Kathy

Saint Petersburg, FL

#6 Feb 6, 2008
Where and what time? This is basic information.
Kathy

Saint Petersburg, FL

#7 Feb 6, 2008
Where and what time? This is just basic information.
Carol

Saint Petersburg, FL

#8 Feb 6, 2008
The video on the explosion on Busch Blvd would only show a clip on health and nothing about the story
sirfishalot211

United States

#10 Feb 6, 2008
he was probably working on a new recipe for those nasty corndogs and potato things you always see at these gas stations
richard

AOL

#12 Feb 6, 2008
steven there always has to be one and you are it
Bubba Watcher

Orlando, FL

#13 Feb 6, 2008
Gas Station wrote:
There was a privately owned garage attached to the Citgo station. Years ago this was a gas station/garage and then Citgo bought the property and allowed the garage to continue. They did minor mechanical repair work.
Thanks for the info.- Bubba Watcher
pop7327

Orlando, FL

#14 Feb 7, 2008
You know u all can make your silly jokes, but a man died in that fire, he was in a locked garage, not outside the station, no one could get in to try to put out the flames on him. It happened at midnite. why he was in the locked gas station only he knows pop
Possible Terrorist

Cottontown, TN

#15 Feb 7, 2008
Seems that this fella may have been cooking up some homemade fireworks with some exceptional kick.
anonymous

Amenia, NY

#16 Feb 7, 2008
this young guy was only 20 and he was supposed to get married in may.. he worked two jobs night and day to pay off the wedding.. like they say his time was up..
PWRBLDR5

Virginia Beach, VA

#17 Feb 8, 2008
Well it looks like maybe he's being investigated by the FBI. How does brake fluid, oil etc exlpode like that, it's flamable, not explodable, not like that. Anyhow, if he was making a bomb it really doesn't mattter how great a person he was. Sometimes that behavior is planned. If this is wrong, I wish him well in the life after.
AEP

Saint Petersburg, FL

#18 Feb 8, 2008
PWRBLDR5 wrote:
Well it looks like maybe he's being investigated by the FBI. How does brake fluid, oil etc exlpode like that, it's flamable, not explodable, not like that. Anyhow, if he was making a bomb it really doesn't mattter how great a person he was. Sometimes that behavior is planned. If this is wrong, I wish him well in the life after.
It's an auto repair shop, its next to a gas station. Auto repair shops have cars in them, cars have gas tanks in them...they can explode. There could have been gasoline or gas vapors that leaked from the station into the repair shop...boom! There are a lot of possibilities. It could have been murder.
fatimeh in brooklyn

Trenton, NJ

#20 Feb 9, 2008
may he rest in peace. my heart goes out to his family and fiance.
modaddys500

Rocky Point, NY

#21 Feb 9, 2008
allah irhama (means hope to rest in peace)this was a man not to have like a friend but to have like a brother and family He was my brother's brother inlaw.A blood family only good person's taking away from us on earth like farid I hope i can see him and be with him love mohammed from brooklyn
AEP

Charleston, SC

#22 Feb 10, 2008
You can be correct. You are there and I am here. I only know what I have read here on the net. I do hope he wasn't making a bomb. Our world has forever changed because of 9/11. Everything is suspect, we must be stay alert for all the reasons I don't have to repeat here. The FBI will let us know what happened and if this was an accident we can all rest easy.
Bouef

AOL

#23 Feb 10, 2008
Could this be a case of spontaneous human combustion!?

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