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Man arrested for throwing Molotov cocktail, starting fire at West Valley City apartment building

Posted at 10:53 PM, Feb 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-02 21:00:11-05

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police say a domestic dispute led to a fire and evacuation of an eight-unit apartment building in West Valley City Saturday night.

According to West Valley City Police, a man threw a Molotov cocktail through the window of a unit at Overlook Point Apartments near 4600 South and 2900 West as part of a domestic dispute. A fire ignited, eventually evacuating all residents from the building.

Three people were transported to a hospital for smoke inhalation.

Police have arrested 21-year-old Luis Fernando Bueso-Romero on suspicion of arson and three counts of attempted homicide.