It takes two to three hours to burn the average body in a crematorium -- but it only takes minutes for a 500-pound body to burn the roof off a crematorium.

A fire that lit up the roof of a crematorium in Henrico County, Virginia, was caused by the corpse of an obese man that got way too hot in the furnace, WTKR reports.

 Jerry Hendrix, a manager at Southside Cremation Services, says he'd never worked with a body that large in his 20 years on the job. The body generated enough heat that firefighters said the "rubber roofing near the smoke stack was ignited."

Full Story at the Huffington Post...