One of the firefighters tells Mike that the gas water heater next door had been purposely rigged to blow up. He and Sarena both have near panic attacks when they realize they could have been killed. Amazingly, it’s Ma who stays calm. Their neighbors come over to Jesse’s to check on them.
“You didn’t see anyone, did you? Someone sneaking around?” I asked.
“No. I was gonna grill tonight, but it got too cold, so we fixed steaks inside. But that other place the gas shouldn’t even of been on. I mean, it’s been empty for months.” Jaqwan told him.
“It had been rented,” I said. “They were supposed to move in soon. The power, gas, everything, got turned on a couple days ago.”
“Da-yam,” Jaqwan said softly. “They gonna be pissed.”
I was glad I’d picked up renter’s insurance, but I wasn’t sure how much of my possessions would…
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