- A teenager has started a fire after burning the letters she got from her ex
- The teen woke up from a nap when she heard the smoke detector
- The balcony of the apartment was burned
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A teenager has accidentally started a fire at her apartment after burning the letters she got from her ex.
KAMI learned that the Lincoln Police Department in Nebraska has confirmed the incident.
In a report by the Yahoo! News (author Elise Solé), a 19-year-old woman lit the letters from her ex. However, it only smoldered that was why she just abandoned it on the carpet and took a nap.
Later on, the teen woke up to the sound of the smoke detector.
“The woman assumed that because the letters were only smoking, that they wouldn’t catch fire,” the spokesperson of Lincoln Police Department said.
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The teenager rushed to get water to put the fire out. She also opened the windows before she left the apartment.
According to the incident report, the balcony of the apartment was burned. The overall damage of the fire caused $4,000.
“The woman told the officers that she didn’t mean for the fire to spread,” the police said.
“We wish she hadn’t done it,” it added.
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