You read that right, fire officials say that a man from West Seattle actually used a lighter and a can of spray paint to kill spiders in his laundry room when the house went up in flames. Fire crews originally battled the blaze from a distance after learning there may be ammunition inside, and were eventually able to extinguish the fire, but not before it did significant damage to the structure. Continue reading for a picture of the actual house and more information.
To top things off, this was a rental home, and it will cost approximately $40,000 to repair, Moore said. It will cost another $20,000 to repair or replace the contents found inside. It’s unclear if the spider survived.