CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Cape Girardeau police are investigating an arson.
Cape Girardeau Officer Darin Hickey says a woman called police around 1 a.m. Sunday and said she heard an explosion outside.
She says she then found gas and flames on the side of her house and saw someone running from the scene.
The fire melted some of the siding on her house.
She was not hurt. Police are still looking for a suspect.