This weekend, during an agricultural festival organized in Temple, Texas, a huge fire came to ravage 73 cars parked there. The culprit is a smoker and the murder weapon a simple cigarette.
When you are told that it is not good to throw cigarette butts in nature. Firstly because there is nothing more disrespectful than this gesture towards the environment, but also because it presents a fire hazard.
The proof this weekend at Texas. On the occasion of Autumn Festival organized in a famous farm in the region. Visitors had come in large numbers to attend this event, but a large part of them left without a car.
Of the hundred vehicles parked that day, 73 were completely charred. The fire broke out in the middle of the afternoon and spread very quickly. It therefore took long hours for the firefighters to bring it under control.
Fortunately, no injuries reportedbut the same cannot be said of the cars which have almost all been there.
At the origin of this fire, investigators suspect a cigarette butt thrown into the dry grass of the parking lot. Of course, the culprit could not be identified, but with a stupid gesture, he caused enormous damage.
For their part, the organizers of this festival greatly deplore such a turn of events. Even if they are not at fault, this calls future editions into question.
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