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Bird starts fire with cigarette

Bird starts fire with cigarette
Posted March 7th, 2014 @ 8:25am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Fires started by carelessly discarded cigarettes are nothing new to the London Fire Brigade—but the culprits are usually people, not birds. Investigators were initially baffled by a fire on the roof of a building in south London, but they eventually concluded that it had been started by a lit cigarette carried to the rooftop by a bird, the BBC reports.

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