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Apartment hit with 'Molotov Cocktail'

Item soaked in kerosene thrown into Balcones Heights apartment

SAN ANTONIO – Balcones Heights fire officials say someone threw what appeared to be a Molotov cocktail inside a apartment.

Fire crews responded to the 800 block of Gentlemen Road Wednesday evening after a couple reported a fire due to an item that was thrown into their home.

The couple said they were in their back bedroom when they heard a loud crash and saw glass fly inside. 

"We were in the back bedroom when we heard something crash. We stood there and we looked around to find out what the source of it was coming from and all of sudden we saw glass," said Katherine Zuniga. 

Firefighters said the item thrown in the home was soaked in kerosene. Officials have not announced any arrests in connection with the fire. Damage estimates were unknown. The couple was not injured.