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Published:October 12th, 2015 10:55 EST

Retired Firefighter Burned to Death After Lawn Mower Catches Fire!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"New Jersey State Police are investigating the death of a former firefighter involving a lawn mower.

Police said 79-year-old Roger N. Lippincot was riding his lawn mower when somehow it caught fire.

It appears the man was trying to put out the fire, police said, but before he could, he was killed by the flames and smoke."


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There is nothing more relaxing and peaceful than riding a lawn mower, you feel like you are Lord of the Lawn, the Pimp of your neighborhood.

It`s ironic and tragic, that a retired firefighter burned to death after his lawn mower caught on fire. When such a calamitous fate strikes an individual, one can only conclude that the stars were aligned against the hapless hero.

Damn, next time my lawn needs to be mowed, I`m just gonna set it on fire.

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