Man sets gas pump on fire trying to kill spider

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DETROIT, Mich. —  If you ever see a spider on your car at a gas station, don't do what this man did.

This man in Detroit tried to kill a spider on his car using a lighter.

The gas caught fire and the flames spread to the gas pump.

Luckily, the man got out of the way and wasn't hurt.

He then moved his car and grabbed a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze.

He apologized saying he's deathly afraid of spiders.

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