Santa Domingo: An American magician was recuperating in the Dominican Republic after a local television show host lit his head on fire with a
flammable cologne. Chico, California-native Wayne Houchin said he is receiving treatment for burns that doctors are cautiously optimistic will not result in scars.
A yesterday statement on his Facebook page says he is "resting, healing and working through the legal process" in the Caribbean nation, where he had been performing with a group of fellow magicians.
During a Nov 26 appearance on the Dominican Republic's 'Closer To The Stars' TV program, guest host Franklin Barazarte abruptly doused the US magician's head with 'Agua de Florida,' a flammable cologne commonly used in Santeria rituals. A video of the incident shows the magician's head bursting into flames as Barazarte runs his hands over Houchin's hair....more
11:43 AM, Dec 03, 2012