My husband set his face on fire.
His mother suggested we grill today. While doing that, dh got burned in the face in a freak accident. He was smart and did a bunch of stuff that saved him from the worst of it.
It scared the hell out of me. I turned just in time to see the large flame jump out right at his face. When he turned and ran, I saw smoke still coming from his hair. His beard, hair, eyebrows, eye lashes, nose, cheek and arm hair (he put up his arm when the flame jumped) are all singed. His nose and cheek are pealing and the rest of his face looks like he's sunburnt (aside from his forehead which is where he held his arm).
We are damn lucky! We're also in good spirits. Dh keeps laughing about it and shaking his head in disbelief.
Today, we met his brother's serious girlfriend for the first time. Dh was introduced, "This is my brother. He set his face on fire."
Oh and get this, apparently, his dad did the same thing while grilling, but his story is much worse. He burned off his eyebrows completely on the day before his wedding.
Dh keeps insisting he's stupid. I don't think that at all. It was more of a freak accident than anything else. He's not stupid. He is, however, very lucky.