From the Denver Post, “Miller moths prompt crash, explosion in Colorado Springs“
A vehicle driven by a teenager Tuesday night veered off of the side of the road, slammed into a tree and exploded into flames apparently because of miller moths, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department.
This story might sound silly that someone could be distracted by a few moths. But Albuquerque has had the same plague of miller moths and I could imagine there were so many moths that it looked like a snow storm.
If you want to get rid of a rodent, use a trap. Trying to kill themwith fire, is unlikely to be successful.
An 81-year-old Fort Sumner homeowner said he caught the mouse inside his house and just wanted to get rid of it.The man threw the critter in a pile of burning leaves near his home, but it ran back to the house on fire. Village Fire Chief Juan Chavez said the mouse ran to just beneath a window and the flames spread up the window and throughout the house.All contents of the home were destroyed, but no injuries were reported, Chavez said.