A Wayne County woman is homeless and her two dogs and cats are dead after an unknown person fired a flare through a window, igniting a fire that consumed her house.
The State Fire Marshal's office has issued a $5,000 reward and is assisting the Creston Police Department and the Canaan Township Fire Department with the investigation.
The fire happened at 101 Onion Street in Creston Village around 10:15 p.m. on Dec. 20.
Misty Drown, 44, said she was laying in bed in a second-floor bedroom Wednesday night when she heard glass break and her dogs started growling.
A security camera on a nearby business captured footage of someone shooting a flare gun from a car and into a living room window.
Drown was able to escape by climbing out a second story window onto a first-floor roof. She was rescued by her neighbor, who is a police officer.
Drown's two pet pit bulls and two cats died in the fire. She was unharmed.
Police don't have any suspects.
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