Well, ok, it was the spider, but the spider was just minding his own business, when a man saw the spider running across the floor and took a torch and tried to kill the spider by setting it on fire. The arachnid, identified as a Wolf Spider, was set ablaze and then ran across a mattress in the bedroom setting it on fire. The men were able to put the fire on the bed out, but it spread to some curtains and a flag collection. I swear this is a true story. Here’s two sources with the story.
Be Just And Fear Not