Man accidentally sets house on fire after using a blowtorch to kill black widow spiders

Man accidentally sets house on fire after using a blowtorch to kill black widow spiders
Fire officials said the exact cause of the fire had not been determined, but they believe the blowtorch is to blame.

FRESNO, CA (KFSN/CNN) - A man in Fresno, California went way overboard trying to kill black widow spiders in his parents' home

He accidentally started a house fire after using a blowtorch to kill the spiders Tuesday night.

He was house-sitting for his parents at the time.

Firefighters say he made it out safely and no one was hurt.

More than two dozen firefighters responded and put out the fire which damaged the second-story and the attic.

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