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Cleveland Protester LIGHTS HIMSELF ON FIRE While Burning The American Flag

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent

A man set himself on fire while burning the American flag at a protest in Cleveland, Ohio.

(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police said at least 18 people were arrested and detained after a group started a protest in the streets outside of the Republican National Convention Wednesday. After one man set an American flag on fire, he caught himself and several others on fire as well.

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Cops rushed in to extinguish the flames and order the protesters to disperse. Two officers were assaulted and sustained minor injuries in the process.

(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)