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US Girl,19, burning love letters sparks Flat fire

It appears this love was too hot to handle.

Police in Lincoln state a 19-year-old woman triggered an apartment fire Monday by burning love letters from her ex in her bedroom.

Police say the girl used a butane torch to burn off the letters and left a few of these ground.

She subsequently went to a different room to have a nap. Police say she awakened a brief time later to locate the rug on fire.

Firefighters could extinguish the fire in seconds. No one was hurt.

The girl was cited for negligent burning off.