Nebraska Woman Receives Citation For Burned Love Letters Police in Lincoln say a woman used a butane torch on the letters, and then sent the smoldering remains aside to take a nap. She woke up to the sound of the smoke alarm — her carpet had ignited.

Nebraska Woman Receives Citation For Burned Love Letters

Nebraska Woman Receives Citation For Burned Love Letters

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Police in Lincoln say a woman used a butane torch on the letters, and then sent the smoldering remains aside to take a nap. She woke up to the sound of the smoke alarm — her carpet had ignited.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. It's said revenge is a dish best served cold. Unfortunately, if you burn your ex's love letters, something has to be hot. Police in Lincoln, Neb., say a woman went through a breakup and set old love letters on fire with a butane torch - in her apartment. She then took a nap while leaving embers on the carpet and woke to find the apartment on fire. The apartment was damaged, though she was all right and will live to love again.

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