I had one Sgt. in the motorpool (~1985) check the fuel level on a jeep with a Zippo lighter once... The immediate scorching of eyebrows, eyelashes and any hair around the circumference of his face was a pretty solid lesson in common sense.
I see plenty of darwin recipients light up as they are fueling. Mostly young, but they need a few lessons anyway, right?
it more likely woman who cause fires at gas stations i saw it on mythbusters.
Woman are more likely to go sit back down in their car once fueling, (which can build up static elec.) so when they touch metal near the pump.... whooosh flames, then they throw the nozzle down spreading the fire...
heres one example
by the way the first half is glitchy, the second half you really see what happens