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Ga. man sets wife on fire at gas station

CLARKESVILLE, GA (WTVM) -

A man caught on camera sparking a gas station fire that burned his wife is now facing criminal charges.

A surveillance video was taken last month at a Georgia gas station.

Austin Dawkins, 37, was standing by his wife when police say he flicked his cigarette lighter near his truck's gas tank. With all the fuel vapor, the flames just erupted.

The wife had second and third-degree burns.

Dawkins is facing a misdemeanor reckless conduct charge.

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