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So what do you do if you see a spider in the house and you’re arachnophobic? Do you emulate the Judd patented ‘squeal and flap’ technique, before finding a large glass in which to trap the beast?

Or do you do what one lady in Wales did – burn your entire house down?

The hapless lady from Bridgend spotted the eight-legged beastie and reached for a can of something or other, hoping to deodorise it to death, probably.

It didn’t work, so she set it on fire, as you do.

But as aerosols and flames mix really well, soon her house was ablaze, and she had to evacuate and the fire service were called.

No-one was hurt and, unfortunately, no-one knows whether the spider survived.

I bet it did.