California man accidentally sets apartment on fire while trying to kill spider

Fire officials investigating cause of Redding apartment fire

Fire officials investigating cause of Redding apartment fire

An attempt to kill a spider by lighting it on fire damaged a Northern California apartment Sunday when the burning spider crawled onto a mattress, which then caught on fire.

No injuries were reported from the blaze.

The apartment was home to two men and a caregiver to one of the men, Lyndsey Wisegarver.

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The building was damaged and residents will have to stay elsewhere for a while, but no one was hurt.

The man took a torch lighter and tried to kill the spider by setting it on fire. Wisegarver said the fire also spread to the drapes and a flag collection.

The residents attempted to put out the flames with a garden hose, but that didn't work so they called in the professionals.

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Everyone was safely evacuated and the blaze was quickly brought under control but Redding Fire Battalion Chief Rob Pitt told KRCR news that the apartment is now uninhabitable. Firefighters extinguished the flames in the bedroom in 20 minutes - before it engulfed the entire building. The residents will now have to find another place to live.

When firefighters arrived they could see smoke coming out of the first and second story windows.

Wisegarver said they had been thinking for some time they wanted to move out.

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Fire officials say they responded to 2534 Waldon Street in Redding around noon for a fire at a townhouse.

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