Houston Mosque Set on Fire, Arsonist on the Loose

KHOU, Greater Houston’s CBS affiliate television station, is reporting that a mosque was most likely set afire by an arsonist who is still on the loose (hat tip: JD):

Authorities investigate suspicious mosque fire in southwest Houston

HOUSTON – Authorities are investigating after a suspect allegedly started a fire at a mosque in southwest Houston on Saturday.

Authorities said the fire started at the Madrasae Islamiah Mosque in the 6665 block of Bintliff Drive around 3:30 a.m.

HFD said the suspect broke a window and poured an accelerant on a rug in one room inside the building. Damage was confined to that one room, officials said.

No injuries were reported.

Authorities said there was surveillance video but it failed to catch a clear image of the suspect.

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