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WA Church & Day Care Attacked With a Fire Bomb

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A Tacoma, Washington, church and day care center was attacked with a fire bomb early Thursday morning. The make-shift device, which was reportedly a made from a gas can, was lit and then thrown through one of the building's windows.

Investigators are currently working to determine who waged the attack. According to the Tacoma Fire Department, the burning gas can that was tossed inside of the center smoldered. While the flames were contained, the sprinkler system did cause some water damage inside of the building. reports that no one was injured in the incident and police currently have no suspects. The Associated Press reports that firefighters responded to an alarm at the Pathways to Learning Child Care center at 4:20 a.m.

The individual or individuals responsible may have been targeting the day care or the church, as investigators are not yet sure what spawned the attack.

According to the AP, the owner of the day care is claiming that this is the second such incident to occur this week at the location. On Wednesday, someone put a rock on the gas petal of a van and allowed it to ride into the side of the building.



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