A man was arrested after trying to set his clothes on fire near the White House on Friday.
An individual in Lafayette Park, across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House, lit his jacket on fire while he was wearing it, a law enforcement official told ABC News.
The Secret Service responded immediately, extinguished the fire and rendered first aid, the official said.
The man was being evaluated and transported to an area hospital, a source told ABC News.
President Donald Trump was in the White House at the time but it’s unlcear whether he was aware of the incident.
ABC News’ Luke Barr contributed to this report.
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