House Fire That Led To Explosion May Have Been Intentionally Set

Posted on: 7:04 am, November 18, 2012, by , updated on: 06:55am, November 18, 2012


FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI)- Police are investigating an overnight house fire in Florissant, MO that left one man dead. Police believe the fire was intentionally set. A natural gas explosion followed.

Neighbors reported hearing explosions about 3:00am Sunday at the home on Flower Ridge Lane. 

Florissant Police believe the man who owns the home set the fire and that he is the man found dead inside.