- Associated Press - Thursday, April 17, 2014

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old boy is linked to a house fire earlier this month in Muscatine.

Court documents say the teen faces felony charges of arson and burglary in connection to the April 10 fire. More than a dozen firefighters responded to the blaze.

Investigators say the teen used gasoline to start the fire. A pregnant woman inside the home was able to escape and call 911.

The teen is being held at the Muscatine County Jail on a $250,000 cash-only bond. A preliminary hearing is set for April 25.

The Associated Press generally does not name juveniles charged with crimes.

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