Woman in Critical Condition After Setting Herself on Fire in Brooklyn: NYPD

An emotionally disturbed woman set herself on fire in front of a mental health clinic in Brooklyn, police say.

EMS were called to 66 Boerum Place at about 3:30 p.m. Friday and found a woman with burns to her face and hands, police said. 

She was taken to Cornell Hospital in critical condition. 

A security guard who tried to help the woman was also burned but was treated on scene and is expected to be OK. 

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