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Man Sets House on Fire While Trying to Kill Spider

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A Seattle man set his home on fire while trying to kill a spider with a homemade blowtorch, KIRO reports.

| July 18, 2014

Man Sets House on Fire While Trying to Kill Spider

SEATTLE — A Seattle man set his home on fire while trying to kill a spider with a homemade blowtorch, KIRO reports.

The man was trying to kill a spider in the laundry room using a can of spray paint and a lighter, authorities said. The flames quickly spread throughout the home into the attic.

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Source: KIRO

 

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