12/09/2010 12:06 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Arsonist Flees Scene, Runs Straight Into Pole (VIDEO)

Looks like this British arsonist should have heeded the classic kindergarten advice to "stop, drop and roll" in case of fire. After impaling a pub window with two bricks, his accomplice botches an attempt to throw a petrol bomb into the wreckage, instead setting his own friend on fire.

Watch this report from The Telegraph as our hero, panicked, tries to flee the scene and meets a most untimely fate:

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