Seattle police sent a man to Harborview for a mental evaluation after a bizarre arson incident at a downtown Seattle park early Wednesday morning.

Police and firefighters were called to Prefontaine Place Park at 3rd and Yesler just before 12:30 am September 7th.

When police arrived, they found a man wearing "crotchless chaps-style spandex with his genitals and buttocks showing," a police report says.

The man had lit a fire in the fountain—which has been broken and empty for several years, according to a Parks Department spokeswoman—and was "straddling the fire, letting the flames hit his genitals and buttocks."

One officer heard the man say "we are having a weenie roast" as he thrust his hips back and forth over the flame. Mostly, though, the report notes that the man was mumbling incoherently.

Firefighters arrived on scene and doused the fire. Police then had the man involuntarily committed at Harborview.

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