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 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.