Tenn. cop doused in lighter fluid, saves suicidal man

Ronald Fisher has been charged with attempted second-degree murder, but police are asking for a court-ordered mental evaluation

By Joy Lukachick
Chattanooga Times Free Press

An Athens, Tenn., officer who was doused in lighter fluid and almost set on fire said he only had a second to react.

"That's not something you think about every day ... being set on fire," patrol officer Lee Reagan said Thursday.

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