2 men sought after Pa. home set afire with woman, child inside

Pennsylvania

Police say they then returned to throw a Molotov cocktail at the structure, and the device burst into flames

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police are seeking help from the public in identifying two men seen setting fire to a Philadelphia row home where a woman and a child were sleeping over the weekend.

Police say the woman was able to get out of the home with the child and call 911 after the fire began shortly before 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the East Mount Airy neighborhood.

Police say surveillance video showed the two men, one in his late 30s or early 40s and the other in his 20s, throwing flammable liquid on the home twice.

Police say they then returned to throw a Molotov cocktail at the structure, and the device burst into flames.

Authorities say the flames did moderate damage to the house. No injuries were reported.

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