Man torching weeds in yard sets garage ablaze

A man who tried to kill weeds with a torch ended up burning down his garage.

The Associated Press reports the man called Springfield Township firefighters in Ohiio when his garage became engulfed in flames. He said he was trying to terminate the weeds in his yard around the garage when it caught fire. Authorities are calling the incident an accident.

Officials say the fire caused an estimated $10,000 to $15,000 in damage.