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Australian arsonist sets himself ablaze

MELBOURNE, Australia (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The old saying goes, 'if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen.'

An Australian arsonist found this out the hard way, it seems.

Footage from security cameras of a nutrition store in Melbourne shows a man entering its warehouse the day after Christmas.

Moments later, you can see his leg is on fire.

The mayhem continues outside, with the footage showing him trying to stamp out the fire that has migrated to his foot.

Police are now trying to identify the man whose actions caused the shop to burn down.