Intoxicated Football Fan Burned After Losing Bet In Vero Beach.
A friendly bet between two intoxicated football fans ended with both suffering from burns. According to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office, the two had a bet on the Dallas Cowboys-Green Bay Packers game, which the Packers won in the final minute. The fan of the winning team would get to burn the jersey of the losing team. Both fans went outside and set the man’s Cowboys jersey on fire. Timothy Silyers told investigators he tried to put on his burning Cowboys jersey. Silyers was rushed to the hospital, and suffered third-degree burns to his right arm and hand. He also had burns to his back. A woman also suffered second-degree burns to her back. According to the incident report, no crime was committed.