Today's winner comes from Florida.
Joseph P. Williamson, 31, was working on the fuel lines of the 1997 Saturn belonging to his girlfriend, Sommer M. Brocuglio, 34, outside their home on 61st Avenue N when the gas ignited.
Witnesses said Williamson was trying to siphon gas with an electric leaf blower when a spark from the blower ignited the fire, the report said.
There's more at the link.
He was trying to do WHAT with a WHAT???
Ye Gods and little fishes . . .