Nashville Taco Bell Employee Arrested For Arson After Setting Off Fireworks Inside Restaurant

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I could make a poop joke here about blowing up the restroom at Taco Bell.

I won’t. But I could.

Well apparently one Taco Bell employee quite literally blew up the restroom at a Nashville-area Taco Bell, and now she’s facing arson charges.

According to WKRN, Taco Bell management provided video to the Nashville Fire Department showing employees locking the door to customers, then running around the store shooting fireworks at each other, including inside the men’s restroom.

The team then placed fireworks inside a trash can beside the door and went outside to record the show, before realizing that they had locked themselves out. They eventually called 911 after seeing smoke coming from the trash can.

Once firefighters arrived, they found an estimated $30,000 in damage, including damage from fireworks in the bathroom.

Shift leader Courtney Mayes was arrested and charged with felony aggravated arson, and the Nashville Fire Department says more arrests are expected in the coming days.

Now I’ve seen some wild shit at Taco Bell, especially in my college days when everybody was drunk off their ass at 3 AM. But if I pulled up to the drive thru and saw fireworks going off in the store, I’d probably just take that as a sign to head on down the road to Cookout.

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