ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A report from Asheville police says
investigators believe the person who started a blaze that killed a
firefighter used a pass key to get inside the medical office
building where it started.
The Asheville Citizen-Times reported Monday that Asheville Police Detective
Yvonne Coburn filed the report a day before federal investigators said arson was
the cause of the fire.
The report says 37-year-old fire Capt. Jeff Bowen died from
injuries suffered in the July 28 blaze.
The newspaper obtained the report through a state public records
The newspaper says the report indicates a person used a “pass
key” as the method of entry to the office but also states it was
forcible. The report also indicates that chemicals or acids were