The Millers are requesting monetary damages outside the arbitration limits of the court.
The Kissells, as part of their renovations to their brewery space, were staining the bar area with Zar oil-based wood stain, according to the complaint filed with the court.
The documents state the safety sheet for the Zar wood stain states, "to avoid spontaneous combustion during temporary storage, soak soiled rags and waste immediately after use, in a water filled, closed metal container." The complaint says Bethany "improperly discarded" the Zar stained rags into one of the buckets and did not follow the safety protocol.
The court documents state
The complaint charged that Hardwaters' negligence in using reasonable care or hiring "competent" workmen to stain the bar area or not warning the Millers of the "dangerous condition" of the rags and other waste, resulting in the fire and subsequent damages.
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