FIRE INVESTIGATION: Molotov Cocktail Found

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Des Moines fire investigators are asking for the public’s help in finding the person or persons responsible for making an explosive device. 

Around 6:30 Monday morning, crews were called to a home on North Union Street in Des Moines. Officials say the homeowner found a bottle with fuel and a wick, otherwise known as a Molotov cocktail. 

This was the second device found in the last week. 

Anyone who has information is asked to call or text Polk County Crime Stoppers at 223-1400.

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