CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- New details emerged Friday surrounding the arson which caused $500,000 in damage to a Goodwill store on South Boulevard last week.
A search warrant says a 1996 blue Ford Crown Victoria belonging to a female employee fired from the store the day before the fire is on surveillance tape at a parking lot next to the Goodwill store moments before the fire broke out.
Police say the tape also shows someone using a car jack to break a glass door, then pouring a flammable liquid throughout the store before using a wood stick match to light the fire.
Investigators say the suspect dropped several matches while running away.
According to the warrant, police searched the woman s car at a home and found matches similar to the ones found at the fire. They also found parts of a car jack.
The warrant states the former employee was extremely angry with the victim business because of being fired.
The fire broke out just before 10 p.m. on February 23 at the store in the 6600 block of South Boulevard.
There were no reported injuries and firefighters said no one was found inside the building.
The woman has not been charged. She worked at the Goodwill for less than one year.