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Man lights home on fire using blowtorch to kill spiders
Posted: 3:02 PM, Oct 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-25 08:54:17-04
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FRESNO, Calif. (KGTV) -- A Fresno man accidentally lit his parents' home on fire while trying to kill spiders with a blowtorch, according to
The fire happened Tuesday night at a house in the Woodward Lake housing development while the man was reportedly house sitting for his parents.
A total of 29 firefighters responded to the home. No one was injured and the man who called firefighters made it out safely.
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Crews say the exact cause of the fire is undetermined, but they believe the blowtorch is to blame.
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