Michigan Man Tries to Use Fireworks to Remove Bees

It did not go according to plan
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 5, 2017 1:31 AM CDT
Guy Tries to Remove Bees With Fireworks, Burns Down Garage
The Grand Blanc Fire Department responds to a garage fire Monday evening.   (Shannon Millard)

A Michigan man who tried to use fireworks to remove a bees' nest from his garage ended up burning the building down instead. MLive reports that crews responding to the home in Grand Blanc Township on Monday saw fireworks shooting into the sky from the burning garage. No one was injured. Grand Blanc Fire Chief Bob Burdette says the homeowner was trying to use a smoke bomb to get a bees' nest out of the garage, the AP reports. Homeowner Mike Tingley says that while he's sad about his garage, he's happy the incident wasn't worse. Tingley says "everyone is safe, and that's the main thing." (More Michigan stories.)

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