Moral of the Story: Do Not Torch Snakes!

A Bowie County, Texas, woman reacted to an encounter with the serpent in an incendiary manner!

Startled by the snake, the woman poured gasoline on the little intruder and lit it up: catalyst for house fire.

DO NOT try this at home! Instead, use a water hose from a distance to prod the snake to retreat, or cover with a blanket and call animal control.

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