Man upset over chewing gum allegedly sets fire to home - KMOV.com

Man upset over chewing gum allegedly sets fire to home

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(KMOV) -- An 18-year-old is accused of setting a fire on Saturday in a home in Wellston because someone took his chewing gum.

Everyone in the home was able to get out safely, but the fire heavily damaged the four-family unit. When fire crews arrived, the said they saw heavy fire and smoke. The flames reached from the first floor up to the second.

Eight people lived in the home, including five children. They say they lost everything.

The Red Cross said it is helping the familty with food, clothing and housing.

 

 

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