Here's your "only in Russia" story for today. In Surgut, a city in Siberia, a woman was filling up her gas tank. Then, for reasons that are unclear, she decided to inspect said gas tank with a lighter.
There are a few potential explanations as to why someone would put a lighter right up to their open gas tank. Perhaps she was checking to see if the gas tank was full, as the Siberian Times suggests. Or maybe she was trying to warm up the nozzle, since Siberia is apparently a pretty chilly place.
Regardless of her motives, this lady lucked out: she was unharmed. The only victims in this event were the gas pump nozzle and the paint on the car.