Utah man accused of causing wildfire by burning a spider


              Quinn Smith and her father, David Smith, watch a helicopter take off as firefighters battle a wildfire in Springville on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. A Utah man has been arrested on accusations he started a wildfire while trying to burn a spider with his lighter. A probable cause statement says 26-year-old Cory Allan Martin told deputies that he spotted the spider Monday while he was in a hiking area in the foothills south of Salt Lake City near the city of Springville. (Kristin Murphy/The Deseret News via AP)
            
              An Erickson Aero Tanker drops fire retardant over a wildfire in Springville on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. A Utah man has been arrested on accusations he started a wildfire while trying to burn a spider with his lighter. A probable cause statement says 26-year-old Cory Allan Martin told deputies that he spotted the spider Monday while he was in a hiking area in the foothills south of Salt Lake City near the city of Springville. (Kristin Murphy/The Deseret News via AP)
            
              Two helicopters pass while fighting a wildfire in Springville on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. A Utah man has been arrested on accusations he started a wildfire while trying to burn a spider with his lighter. A probable cause statement says 26-year-old Cory Allan Martin told deputies that he spotted the spider Monday while he was in a hiking area in the foothills south of Salt Lake City near the city of Springville. (Kristin Murphy/The Deseret News via AP)
            
              Firefighters battle a wildfire from the ground as a helicopter drops water above them in Springville on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. The fire started when a man tried to burn a spider with a lighter. (Kristin Murphy/The Deseret News via AP)
Utah man accused of causing wildfire by burning a spider