KY Woman Tries to Kill Bed Bugs, Burns Down Apartment
Saturday, June 30, 2012
CARLISLE, KY (The Associated Press) - Fire officials say a
central Kentucky woman doused her couch in alcohol in an attempt to
kill bed bugs, but dropped a lit cigarette on the furniture and
started a fire.
WLEX-TV in Lexington reported that about 30 people in a Carlise
apartment complex lost their homes in Friday night's blaze.
Firefighters disappeared into the smoke as they climbed the ladder
to make sure everyone was out the building.
It took hours to get a handle on the out of control fire.
Everyone made it out of the apartments, but four people were
treated for smoke inhalation.
Complex resident Jackie Bond told the station that she lost
everything, but "As long as everybody's alive, I'll find a