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Orlando, Fla ... Man Burns Down His Apartment to Kill Bug Infestation
Orlando Sentinel ^ | April 7, 2014 | Jeff Weiner,

Posted on 04/08/2014 7:36:48 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

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Man started fire to burn bugs in 'deplorable' apartment, report states

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A man pulled from a fire on Sunday night told authorities that he started the blaze accidentally — while trying to burn the bugs in his apartment, the Orlando Police Department said.

Orlando police and fire crews were called to the fire at an apartment building on Lakeview Street, near Lake Concord just north of downtown Orlando, about 11:30 p.m.

The man was rescued from his burning apartment and taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center to be treated for smoke inhalation, according to Orlando police.

An officer who checked the apartment afterward described its "deplorable" living conditions in his report:

"There was trash and empty beer cans covering the majority of the floor in the living area and the kitchen," the officer wrote in his report. "The bedroom where most of the fire damage occurred was also filled with trash and cans."

The man, whose name has not been released, told authorities he started the fire "to burn the bugs in his home and computer," according to the police report released Monday.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News; Miscellaneous; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: arson; bugs; exterminator; fire; firebug; floriduh; infestation; orlando; pestcontrol; pigsty; vermin
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1 posted on 04/08/2014 7:36:48 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER

The bugs are bad here.


2 posted on 04/08/2014 7:39:42 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Did it work ?


3 posted on 04/08/2014 7:40:57 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: DogByte6RER

Mission Accomplished!


4 posted on 04/08/2014 7:41:13 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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To: DogByte6RER
"The man, whose name has not been released, told authorities he started the fire "to burn the bugs in his home and computer,"

Guess that's one way to debug a computer.

5 posted on 04/08/2014 7:46:01 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: DogByte6RER

I just got through watching THEM!. Flamethrowers VS giant ants.


6 posted on 04/08/2014 8:01:38 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Smiley face I am going to guess he got them?
7 posted on 04/08/2014 8:05:26 PM PDT by boycott
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Salamander

I’ve been advocating this approach for years.


8 posted on 04/08/2014 8:10:41 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar; Salamander


9 posted on 04/08/2014 8:13:47 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Use bug bombs!!! They kill almost everything that walks or crawls!!!


10 posted on 04/08/2014 8:13:55 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono; Darksheare
Unfortunately, there are no squirrel threads this evening .....


11 posted on 04/08/2014 8:17:51 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Well, the man did find a solution.........


12 posted on 04/08/2014 8:19:40 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69
"Well, the man did find a solution........."

And a possible job offer from North Korea.

13 posted on 04/08/2014 8:21:26 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

I love that pic.

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14 posted on 04/08/2014 8:25:29 PM PDT by Mears
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To: shibumi; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono

That is an outrage!
We must demand our squirrel thread quota!
*brandishes squirrel based Sheng Biao. Terrible kung fun movie music plays*

Okay.
Over the top...


15 posted on 04/08/2014 8:31:18 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: DogByte6RER

I have been to one of our rat hole apartment complexes twice after they take all of the contents of the apartment out into the parking lot and torch it to get rid of bedbugs.


16 posted on 04/08/2014 8:39:10 PM PDT by Clay Moore ("To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." ~Voltaire)
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To: shibumi

A true profit of doom.


17 posted on 04/08/2014 8:42:58 PM PDT by Salamander (Agent Of Fortune)
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To: Darksheare

18 posted on 04/08/2014 8:51:20 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Darksheare; shibumi; JoeProBono
Theme music!
19 posted on 04/08/2014 9:02:33 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Hank: Well, I follow the moth in the helicopter to lure it away from the flowers, and then Roy comes along in the Lockheed Starfighter and attacks it with air-to-air missiles.

Roy: A lot of people have asked us why we don't use fly spray. Well, where's the sport in that?

20 posted on 04/08/2014 9:05:44 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Cyber Liberty

Okay, so a squirrel rope dart is no match for a flame cannon...


21 posted on 04/08/2014 9:17:07 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: driftdiver
The bugs are bad here.

Been to Florida. The bugs and humidity are too much for me. I will never go live south of the Mason dixon line.

22 posted on 04/08/2014 9:24:53 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: DogByte6RER
I've heard of this happening by accident, where people will buy those aerosol "bug bombs" but they then decide to use WAY MORE than the instructions call for, and they ignore the instructions to turn off the pilot lights in their furnaces and water heaters.

The pilot flames then ignite the fumes, and you've got a home explosion!

Mark

23 posted on 04/08/2014 10:29:55 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts
One of the funniest jokes I ever heard was someone talking about the giant "cockroaches" (palmeto bugs, actually) in Florida. The joke was, "They're big. And TOUGH! Don't try to kill them with a brick! Because all you'll have is a big, pissed off bug, and now he's armed with a brick!

Mark

24 posted on 04/08/2014 10:33:57 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Darksheare; shibumi


25 posted on 04/08/2014 11:29:39 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: shibumi

26 posted on 04/08/2014 11:33:15 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Always thinking with their stomachs.
Never recalling where they stashed the snacks.


27 posted on 04/08/2014 11:53:42 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: tallyhoe

If you keep your house clean and spray occassionally you really dont need to burn your house down.


28 posted on 04/09/2014 1:49:26 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

We may have bugs and snakes and big ass spiders but at least we dont have the taxes and socialism that the north east has.


29 posted on 04/09/2014 1:52:52 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: shibumi

Please be advised that that pic has been well and truly swiped (by me :) !


30 posted on 04/09/2014 4:36:08 AM PDT by tomkat (no guilt, no apologies)
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To: DogByte6RER

Need the $15,000 machine that will heat the room to 150 degrees, to kill the bugs. My friend has the machine for one of his businesses.


31 posted on 04/09/2014 5:33:29 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: driftdiver
We may have bugs and snakes and big ass spiders but at least we dont have the taxes and socialism that the north east has.

I'm sure there is a reason that Florida spends the most of any state on police as a percentage of revenue. It sure has a F'ked up judicial system given the Trayvon Martin case. I do remember years ago that the problem included murdering many European visitors to Miami.

All roses down there in Florida, eh?

32 posted on 04/09/2014 6:33:48 AM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

Compared to Boston, yeah.


33 posted on 04/09/2014 7:32:06 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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