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Jilted Ex-Roomie Who Firebombed Old Apartment Still at Large

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Authorities are still looking for a female suspect who allegedly firebombed her former apartment building in West Hollywood early Sunday morning. The suspect was identified by a current tenant as being her former roommate, described in reports as being "jilted."The fire was sparked when the suspect allegedly "tossed a burning can of charcoal fluid into the top-floor unit of [the] four-story apartment building," located on the 1400 block of North Sweetzer Avenue, according to City News Service. Though about 100 tenants were forced out by the blaze into the wee Sunday morning hours, no one was injured.

Much of the building was destroyed in the blaze.

No further information about the suspect has been made available.