"Firefighters managed to bring the blaze under control within minutes, the Independent quoted a fire department official as saying."
Washington, June 29 - A woman in the US has been arrested after she tried to kill a spider with fire, the media reported Saturday.

Ginny M. Griffith, 34, from Hutchinson, Kansas, was arrested Friday on an arson charge after fire tenders had to be called in to extinguish the blaze she started to kill the spider, Hutchinson News reported.

The woman told police that she had set some towels on fire to kill the arachnid.

Firefighters managed to bring the blaze under control within minutes, the Independent quoted a fire department official as saying.

Despite the fire causing no structural damage, Griffith was arrested for aggravated arson as the other half of the house where the fire took place was occupied.


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