Watch – Live Feed: A Protestor Tried to Light Himself on Fire at the White House

An unidentified man tried to light himself on fire in front of the White House Friday afternoon, according to multiple on-scene reports. The Secret Service hauled him away, as this video from EWTN White House Correspondent Mark Irons shows.

The New York Times Nicholas Kristof noted the presence of "suspicious packages."

CNN's White House reporter Jeremy Diamond adds there's "a good amount of smoke."

Fox News clip via Talking Points Memo:

Here's a live feed:

It is not yet known what the man was protesting.

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