Boy Lights Himself on Fire While Burning Ant Hills

Boy Lights Himself on Fire While Burning Ant Hills

February 18, 2013 Updated Feb 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM CST

A tragic story from Texas over the weekend.

According to a report from the Houston Chronicle, police said a 12-year-old Texas boy accidentally set himself on fire on Sunday while burning ant hills near his home.

The boy is hospitalized in critical condition with burns over 80 percent of his body, according to the Houston Chronicle report.

Read the Houston Chronicle report HERE.