Fire Tragedy Foiled by Gas Leak
August 11, 2022
Disclaimer: All persons are innocent until proven guilty.
A West Monroe man was arrested recently after allegedly trying to set fire to a residence. Yes, incidences like this happen now and then, but the appalling thing about this particular incident is there were people inside the residence at the time. According to the West Monroe PD, officers responded to a call on Cedar St. on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, on reports of an attempt to set a dwelling on fire. One of the victims told officers that he was awakened by the smell of natural gas from his bedroom. The victim told police that the all...