Tape shows apparent arson attempt in Bronx

Surveillance video given exclusively to News 12 The Bronx shows two men in dark hoodies apparently setting a stairwell ablaze at 1840 Bronx Park East

THE BRONX - Surveillance video given exclusively to News 12 The Bronx shows two men in dark hoodies apparently setting a stairwell ablaze at 1840 Bronx Park East this morning.

Tenants say the building was targeted and the blaze could have caused injury or worse had firefighters not responded quickly.

The alleged arsonists are seen running on the surveillance tape after apparently setting the blaze.

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