Authorities need help identifying man who started Detroit house fire

Posted at 4:49 PM, Mar 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-09 16:49:42-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A young man started a house fire on the 18700 block of Avon Avenue Wednesday morning.

The camera was facing the side of the Detroit home and shows a man pouring liquid at the ground then lighting it on fire before leaving the scene. The video shows that the man left and started walking south on Avon Ave.

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If you have any information on who started this house fire, please get in touch with Detroit Police Department’s Arson Unit at 313-596-2940.