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Suspect booked in February house fire

Carl Bohm
Posted at 7:31 AM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 09:52:46-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — UPDATE 7/12 8:46 A.M.: Carl Bohm was released from the hospital and booked into Douglas County Corrections for 1st Degree Arson.

Janet Bohm and Amanda Bohm also sustained injuries from the fire.


First responders battled record cold and flames this morning near 37th and Himebaugh.

When crews arrived they found the house in flames, which took firefighters more than five hours to contain. The house is a complete loss.

There were three people inside the house. All are injured, with two in critical condition. All three residents were taken to the hospital. One of them was taken to a Lincoln burn unit.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, however police say arson may be a factor. Officers were called to the house for a disturbance...hours before being called back for the fire.

We will bring you updates as we have them. Sydney Gray has an update from the scene.

UPDATE 10 A.M. - The house sustained nearly $88,000 worth of damage.

UPDATE 6 P.M. - Omaha Police have named the person suspected of causing the fire as 65-year-old Carl Bohm. The other occupants of the house have been listed as victims and share the same last name.