Irishman dies of spontaneous combustion

A man in Ireland has been ruled as having died of spontaneous combustion Coroner Ciaran McLoughlin has concluded that Michael Faherty died of that cause when his home caught fire in Dec 2010There was no evidence of any gasoline or any other accelerant in his Irish home, although there were scorch marks present on his body “This fire was thoroughly investigated and I’m left with the conclusion that this fits into the category of spontaneous human combustion, for which there is no adequate explanation,ヤ McLoughlin This is the such case reported in Ireland Investigators have stated that the fire was probably caused by lightning or a careless camper Although a rare occurrence, spontaneous combustion has been known to take place For example, oil-soaked rags and coal dust has been known to combust on hot days Spontaneous combustion in humans, however, is known to only occur in fiction such as in the TV series Those who have in real-life, such as Faherty, are alone and near flames when they died Some were last seen drinking and smoking A personメs clothes may actually act as a wick if the person is asleep, intoxicated, unconscious or unable to put the flames out The flames can then draw onto body fat