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Woman sets gas station on fire when guy won’t give her a cigarette

Light it up.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Apr 29, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 11:13 pm CDT

There are plenty of reasons not to let a stranger bum a cigarette off you. But in the case of a motorist filling up at a Jerusalem gas station on Tuesday, a sense of charity would have at least saved his car. 

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After the man denied a young woman a smoke, she took the only sensible form of revenge: setting the fuel pump, his vehicle, and the entire station on fire.

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Hebrew newspaper The Marker reports that station attendants were able to put out the flames before anyone was hurt, and police arrested a suspect shortly afterward. If she does go to prison, a bit of advice for her fellow inmates: just give her a goddamn cigarette.    

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*First Published: Apr 29, 2015, 12:14 pm CDT