Authorities investigating molotov cocktail arson attempts

CENTER POINT, AL (WBRC) - In the Center Point area, Jefferson County Sheriff's investigators are trying to find a suspected arsonist.

Detectives say they were called to the 700 block of Country View Drive Northeast around 1:00 a.m. on Friday. They say people living in the home were in bed, when one of the children woke up from a loud noise. The family says someone threw a liquor bottle filled with a flammable liquid through their living room window. The family was able to put out the fire without anyone being injured.

At the same time, the people living in the home across the street claim someone set their air conditioning unit on fire with a similar Molotov cocktail.

Deputies ask you call the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department if you have any information on this.

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