What Do Love Letters, Fire, And An Apartment Have In Common?
So according to an article in the New York Post; “A Nebraska teen used a butane torch to burn love letters from her ex inside her bedroom – sparking an apartment fire Monday, it was reported Wednesday.”
Before I get into this, let me start by saying that I’m glad this situation didn’t end up worse than it did. I’m thankful that this woman, and the other tenants in the building, were not injured in the…..”blaze.”
Having said that; who the hell uses a butane torch for something like this? To be completely honest, I actually had to look up what a butane torch looked like. I’ve seen one before, and have even used one before; but I just couldn’t picture someone actually using it for this purpose.
I mean, don’t you think a person who would do this sort of thing would use a sedentary heat source? Something like a fire place, or a large candle? Hell, use matches and a big metal bowl for crap sake; but don’t use a large flame creating item that you have to AIM at your desired target.
Seems a little “excessive,” don’t you think?
Not only that; who leaves that kind of shit on the floor? The Lincoln police reported that; “They weren’t starting on fire like she thought they would so she set them on the carpet and went to take a nap.”
I couldn’t help but shake my head when I read that! If you’re trying to burn a flammable item, you DON’T leave said item sitting on CARPETING! If we’re being honest here, this situation could LITERALLY be put into an elementary school PSA video about fire safety RIGHT NOW!
In the end, all I have to say is……..just don’t write love letters people. Leave that in the past! Because it’s (apparently) ALOT easier and safer to delete texts and emails than it is to burn letters.
What are your thoughts on the situation? Have you ever had something like this happen to you? Let me know in the comments section below, or on Twitter at @KShermanSports