Seattle Man Trying to Kill Spider Sets House on Fire

July 17, 2014

The Seattle Fire Department says a man using a spray paint can and a lighter to try and kill a spider started a West Seattle fire that caused $60,000 worth of damage.

The Seattle Times reported that after the man ignited his laundry room with his makeshift blowtorch, he tried to put water on the flames, but the blaze spread into the attic.

A fire spokesman says no injuries were reported.

The Red Cross is providing temporary shelter for the home’s two residents.

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  • July 22, 2014 at 12:55 pm
    Liberals don't need guns says:
    They have areosol cans and matches!! What more would one need???
  • July 21, 2014 at 4:01 pm
    txmouthbreatherboogereatertx says:
    Liberals don't need guns. They buy their food or grow it. They don't get spooked out after watching Red Dawn, Rocky IV or any other Russian themed film. They go to gyms and... read more
  • July 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm
    Libby says:
    The fact that he tried to kill it with fire might be an indicator of his age. He was 24. Slightly older than you, huh Destro?
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