Teenager caused 2 families homeless and 50,000 euros in damage
A teenager who was smoking on the balcony of a house in Schwerin, Germany, caused a lot of inconvenience. The 14-year-old carelessly threw away his butt and caused a fire that made two families homeless.
The boy’s cigarette landed on a couch according to a police spokesman. This created a fire on balcony that spilled over to two homes. The police estimate that the damage amounts to about 50,000 euros.
No one was injured, but the duped residents are forced to move in with acquaintances or in replacement living space. According to the police it is, among other things, the family of the young smoker.