Two Burned as Special Olympics Torch Starts Fire


Two people suffered second-degree burns during a mishap with the torch for Special Olympics in Waterbury. Yep no reason to comment

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Numbers
Numbers

Two people suffered second-degree burns during a mishap with the torch for Special Olympics in Waterbury. Yep no reason to comment

drikulus
drikulus

Going to skip this one...I'll assume it was funny.

MontanaSteve
MontanaSteve

Ah Jeez.  Is the reporter's name really 'Todd Pyro?'  Or is he just being a dick?

filler
filler

"s'aright, jus a few singed tards, move along."

Ted
Ted

I like turtles

Ziggy Stardust
Ziggy Stardust

You had me at Special Olympics. No need to read any further. 

dweezler
dweezler

Did they really need to use a real flame?  Just stick some LED's to a stick.

Gripper
Gripper

Why didn't they throw a couple of waterheads on the fire to put it out?

Toin Coss
Toin Coss

Routine torch passing for special Olympics......Really !?/?!

Vickroy
Vickroy

That's just retarded.

archg2
archg2

a bet the torch bearer was ashaken and the half good arm gave out, yeah pretty sure.

Scrotum Phillips
Scrotum Phillips

They needed flame-retardants; all they had was... you get it. 

bmqq316
bmqq316

Those helmets are flammable.

fanofcan
fanofcan

Does this make them more or less "special"?

Furtherman
Furtherman

This reminds me of a deadly head on collision involving a bus going to the zoo in 1985. 

cigarsNscotch
cigarsNscotch

Next year they will opt to use a padded flashlight.

Narc Zito
Narc Zito

All I can think of is stupid Ashton Kutcher saying, "Burn!"  Except he's the one who's retarded.

William866
William866

To bad a flash fire didn't happen in the womb..

CooterNail
CooterNail

It's about time we have a new event. Wonder which one has the longest time?

ediblegenius
ediblegenius

Nothing funny about two retards setting themselves on fire

zel
zel

 @ediblegenius

 My psychic powers tell me you didn't watch the clip.

ediblegenius
ediblegenius

 @zel No i didnt because I was born blind, my parents couldnt afford to buy me sight, unlike your rich parents.  

ediblegenius
ediblegenius

 @zel  Yes as a matter of fact, god you love to rub it in to those less fortunate than you. 

zel
zel

 @ediblegeniusToo bad. You born deaf too? The video comes with audio.