Woman, 3 young sons escape suspected arson in Pontiac home

Published On: Feb 12 2013 10:25:44 AM EST
Updated On: Feb 12 2013 07:17:07 PM EST

A woman and her three sons escaped a suspected arson Monday evening in their Pontiac home.

PONTIAC, Mich. -

A woman and her three sons escaped a suspected arson Monday evening in their Pontiac home.

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said the woman told them she heard someone outside her home on South Marshall Street, heard smashing glass and then saw a fire.

She and her sons, ages 4, 5, and 9, got out safely but their home was extensively damaged.

The woman told the Sheriff’s Office she had been receiving threats from a 19-year-old former tenant.

Woman, 3 sons escape suspected arson in Pontiac home

~Home on South Marshall Street in Pontiac.~

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