One of the less well known dangers of smoking.

October 10, 2009

This is the story of a shop in Lincolnshire that went on fire, causing £250,000 worth of damage.
The loss adjusters examined the evidence at the scene and had expert testimony from fire investigators to determine the cause of the fire. And they concluded that the only possible explanation was that a bird had brought a lit cigarette back to its nest.

Smoking can damage your wealth

Smoking can damage your wealth

You can read the whole story here.
Any cynics who think that it’s just a guess on the part of the loss adjusters should notice the end of the article where it says that 35 different cigarette ends were found in various sparrow’s nests in the roof space.
And, even though no one was hurt, it’s a salutary reminder that smoking can be very bad for you.

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