Attempted firebombing of North Philadelphia house

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Attempted firebombing of North Philadelphia house
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NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are investigating the attempted firebombing of a house in North Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred around 2:20 a.m. on the 2500 block of North 17th Street.

According to police, someone threw a Molotov cocktail through the first floor window of a house.

Fortunately, the device did not ignite and there was no fire and no injuries.

The house was evacuated because of the fumes.

So far, there are no arrests or motive.