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A Rockville, Md. man named Carlos Peralta was so upset over the poor living conditions of his house that he doused the floor in gasoline, lit it on fire, left to grab a drink, then returned to the two-story structure.

Then he confessed to lighting the fire — unprompted — to an ABC7 WJLA News camera crew who had arrived on the scene Wednesday.

“I just poured gasoline on the floor, set it on fire, went to grab a drink, and came back,” Peralta told WJLA.

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