STORY, Ind. (AP) - A woman whose hair caught fire when her hairspray-coatedfollicles ignited as she lit a cigarette is now a southern Indianatown's reigning "Village Idiot."
Dani Hamm earned the honorary title this month by getting themost votes from regulars at the Story Inn, a restaurant and barabout 15 miles east of Bloomington where she's a bartender.
The title awarded every April comes with a $100 bar tab at therural inn.
Hamm was driving to work in February when she lit up a cigaretteand then heard a "whoosh" as her hair ignited.
She wasn't injured because she used her hands to douse her hair,which she had coated with a liberal layer of hairspray.
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