An Orlando man who was pulled out of an apartment fire Sunday night said he had been trying to burn the bugs that infested his home and computer, the Orlando Police Department reported.
who checked the apartment after the fire was extinguished discovered
"deplorable" living condition, including "trash and empty beer cans
covering the majority of the floor in the living area and the kitchen."
The bedroom, where the man started the fire, was filled with more trash
man won't be charged with a crime—no other apartments were damaged in
the fire—but he was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, and
police filed paperwork to hospitalize him under Florida's Baker Act as a
danger to himself and others.