CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Cape Girardeau police are investigating a fire after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at a house early Sunday morning.
Sgt. Jason Selzer says police responded to fire at 1425 Cousin around 5:20 a.m. on July 8.
The reporting party told police they heard a loud noise and saw that the curtain over an air-conditioning unit was on fire.
A woman in the house and a neighbor were able to put out the fire.
Officers found what appeared to be the remains of a bottle that had a strong smell of gasoline around it.
Selzer says someone in the home suffered a burn to the hand while trying to put out the fire. That person was treated and released from the hospital.
No arrests have been made.