A Kansas woman was arrested after police said she went to extremes trying to kill a spider.
Ginny M. Griffith, 34, told officers in Hutchinson she set a pile of towels on fire at about 1:30 a.m. Friday in hopes of catching the spider and burning it to death, the Hutchinson News reported.
While it's not clear if she ever caught the arachnid, the fire department did have to intervene.
Crews managed to put out the blaze without injury. The building suffered only light smoke damage.
Griffith, however, has been charged with aggravated arson. The other side of the duplex she lives in was occupied at the time, police said.