The encounter led to what has to be some of the more unusual tweets from emergency services, like this one from South Wales fire official Jennie Griffiths:
South Wales Fire & Rescue Service also offered a suggestion:
Maybe that seems like obvious advice. But amazingly, this keeps happening.
In July, a West Seattle man tried to kill a spider in his laundry room by using a lighter and a can of spray paint to create a makeshift flamethrower. The confrontation did not end well.
In June, a woman in Kansas also had a really bad idea for killing a spider.
Sometimes, it’s best to just leave the spider alone.