1822~1827: Flaming Hands

In the 19th Century there was an increase in attention regarding accounts of strange fires, due to an ongoing investigation into the theory of Spontaneous Human Combustion, the proposed possibility of people igniting from the inside of their bodies and burning to ashes for unknown reasons.

        This strange examination also turned up a number of odd accounts which were also related to fire; and among these extra oddities, there's a small grouping of accounts, all relatively close to each other in time (but not place) of people whose hands inexplicably started to produce flames. Check them out!