I totally understand that if you have bedbugs, you want to take swift and decisive action to get rid of them. But just take 30 seconds to come up with a game plan or you could wind up like this.

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A guy in Detroit found bedbugs in his apartment last week, and immediately went at them hard. First, he poured alcohol on himself and his couch, to try to kill the bugs. Then he lit a cigarette and tried to set one of the bedbugs on fire.

Unfortunately he didn't totally think that through. Because of the alcohol, his entire couch and body went up in flames. One of his neighbors said that while he was waiting for an ambulance, it looked like, "He was melting."

He was rushed to the hospital with severe burns, and four apartments in his building were completely destroyed. There's no word on whether he could be facing charges.

Read more at Detroit Free Press.