Candle destroys van as owner sleeps

The photograph shows the remains of a motorhome, destroyed by fire on 30 November 2016 as the result of a candle that was unattended after the owner went to sleep.

The incident happened near South Thomaston, Maine, US.  No-one was hurt as the fire department was able to rescue the occupant.

The fire department will not be investigating the fire as the cause is clear.

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