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Boy’s Christmas present sets front lawn on fire

Playing with magnifying glass got out of control


December 30, 2019
By CTV News

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A Texas family douses a front lawn fire inadvertently set by a boy using his new magnifying glass he received for Christmas. Nissa-Lynn Parson via Storyful

A 12-year-old boy inadvertently set his family’s front lawn on fire on Christmas Day, thanks to a gift he had just unwrapped. The Texas lad used his new magnifying glass to see if he could burn holes into a piece of paper, but a corner of the lawn along with front yard Christmas lights soon went up in flames.

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