Authorities closing in on suspected south city arsonist

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) - An arsonist terrorizing a south St. Louis neighborhood.

Residents count at least eight fires in the last month, all of them happening just off of Hampton Avenue. Most have been relatively small. But on Thursday morning, the flames of the latest fire came far too close to a sleeping baby.

Authorities said they've got a possible suspect in mind for the fires and are expecting to announce charges shortly.