Written by The Medium Cheese
Print this
Topics: Internet, Fire

Friday, 16 July 2010

image for Website Fire Causes Widespread Damage
A fire, yesterday

Police are looking for the proprietor of flammablesubstances.web after the website caught fire last Tuesday, damaging hundreds of computer monitors around the world.

The website is registered to a company in Peckham that sells various flammable materials including petrol, kerosene and bottled fartgas. Fire investigators believe the webmaster was smoking a cigarette while updating the site, and a spark ignited the catalogue pages. The fire quickly spread to the home page.

Google reported one of their web crawlers having a narrow escape, having indexed the site only minutes before the incident.

Hundreds of customers have complained that their monitor screens became charred and smoke damaged while looking at the site as the blaze took hold. They are now suing flammablesubstances.web in a class action.

Make The Medium Cheese's day - give this story five thumbs-up (there's no need to register, the thumbs are just down there!)

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

Do you dream of being a comedy news writer? Click here to be a writer!

More by this writer

View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story


Mailing List

Get Spoof News in your email inbox!


What's 4 multiplied by 2?

5 8 22 4
35 readers are online right now!

Go to top

We use cookies to give you the best experience, this includes cookies from third party websites and advertisers.

Continue ? Find out more