Caregiver Suspected in Overnight Fire

Fire officials say a west side house fire stemmed from an argument between a man in his late sixties and his in-home caregiver, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

The fire erupted in the bedroom of a home in the 200 block of Ferris, which is off Martin Luther King.

Officials say the homeowner had an argument his female home care provider.

Police say the caregiver poured rubbing alcohol onto mattresses in two bedrooms and set the mattresses on fire..

The homeowner attempted to put out the fires but police and the fire department had to rescue him from the burning home.

Arson investigators are trying to put it all together.


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