Police searching for alleged South Philadelphia arson suspect

Police are searching for a man suspected of committing arson in South Philadelphia.

The incident occurred just after 4 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, on the 2100 block of McKean Street.

McKean Street arson

Surveillance video depicts a man entering the property and starting several fires inside.

Police said the fires were quickly supressed and that no injuries were reported.

Authorities described the suspect as a black man in his late 50s or early 60s. He has a goatee and was wearing blue jeans with multiple layers of jackets.

McKean Street arson


Police investigating large apartment fire in Frankford

New Jersey's first pit bull arson detection K9 graduates from training

Suspects sought in alleged arson at West Philadelphia home

McKean Street arson

No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.

Tips can be submitted by calling 215-686-TIPS (8477) or texting PPD TIP (773847). Tips can also be submitted anonymously online. All tips are confidential.


For the latest local news, sports and weather, download the FOX 29 News app.