PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police need the public’s help in the search for a suspected arsonist who killed two people in a Nicetown row home fire. The department released video of the suspect buying gasoline from a nearby gas station.
The fire happened in the early morning hours of Nov. 11 in the 1400 block of West Jerome Street. Fire crews controlled the flames in 20 minutes, but the fire killed two men.
Police said the suspect bought the gasoline “minutes before” the fire started.
— Matt Petrillo (@MattPetrillo) November 17, 2021
Anyone with information should call 215-686-TIPS (8477).