Molotov Cocktail Suspected in Cape Girardeau Fire

5 years 2 months 1 week ago Tuesday, July 10 2012 Jul 10, 2012 Tuesday, July 10, 2012 6:45:09 AM CDT July 10, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - Police in Cape Girardeau are searching for the person who set a house on fire, possibly with a Molotov cocktail.

The fire broke out Sunday. The Southeast Missourian (http://bit.ly/Mfupqq ) reports that residents found a curtain burning after hearing a loud noise in the living room. A resident and neighbor were able to put out the fire, but the resident suffered burns to a hand.

Investigators found what appeared to be remains of a bottle that had a strong smell of gasoline.

 

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