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Nintendo Wii burns down man’s home

By Mason White 2:36 PM May 27, 2015
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By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A man in Colorado, is angry that his favorite game console burned down his own home.

The man of Colorado Springs, lost his mobile home in a fire that was started by a Nintendo Wii.

Although firefighters are still investigating the exact cause of the blaze, officials at the scene said that cigarettes and all other possible sources of ignition have been ruled out.

The only other possible cause of the was the Wii.

Trevor Pellegrin, the owner of the mobile home, said that fire investigators were 99 percent certain that the Wii was the cause.

Pellegrin said that the console was several years old, and was using it to watch movies through Netflix. He remembers turning off the device before leaving the home, but he left it plugged into an outlet.

Pellegrin said that he believes his insurance company will compensate him for losing his home.