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A Guy Was Upset About Losing Vacation Days, So He Set Fire To The Building

Straight from a scene in The Office, Ruben Cruz set fire to his workplace. We Americans get so little vacation, you do not wanna mess with what little days we do have.  20-year-old Ruben Cruz works at a furniture store warehouse in Woodridge, Illinois. And he had a meeting with his bosses last week where they told him they were going to cut his vacation days, because he’d been missing too much work. Naturally Ruben was really upset. And apparently his plan to relieve the tension was to light a piece of paper on fire. So he did. But the fire spread, the entire warehouse went up in flames, and more than 100 firefighters had to come put it out. Everyone who was there managed to make it out safely, but the building and everything inside was destroyed. At the end of the day, Ruben did a total of about $70 million in damage. So now he’s facing up to 20 years in federal prison for arson. Get more here.



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