Woman accused of setting revenge fire targets wrong home

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Police say a Williston woman accused of trying to exact revenge by setting a fire to a mobile home targeted the wrong house.

Authorities say 26-year-old Kassandra Cote thought she was setting fire to the home of someone who had stolen items from a storage unit. Cote’s accused of placing a two-liter bottle of gas outside the home and igniting it Sept. 21.

KFYR-TV reports the fire damaged skirting and plastic trim. The couple who live in the home with their child were not injured.

Cote is charged with endangering by fire and arson. She’s being held on $50,000 bond.

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