- Associated Press - Thursday, October 20, 2016

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - Police say homemade guns and explosives have been found in a Chula Vista apartment after an explosion and fire displaced 20 neighbors.

Firefighters went to the building on Fourth Avenue Monday afternoon.

Police later detained a man with burn injuries who told them his shirt caught fire while he was cooking and he threw it onto some gasoline containers before running out of the unit.

Investigators say inside his apartment they found Molotov cocktails, “zip” guns, ammunition, gasoline and an improvised explosive device.

Thirty-two-year-old David Wasson has been arrested on a felony warrant and also for possession of explosives and weapons, heroin, methamphetamine and ammunition. He remains jailed Thursday.

Police say Wasson hasn’t been linked to any criminal or terrorist group.

Smoke and fire damage has displaced about 20 neighbors.

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