SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) - Springfield police are searching for two suspects who they say broke into a home and set it ablaze.
A woman living at 425 North Yellow Springs Street called police just before midnight Sunday.
She told officers two men forced their way into her home, threatened her with a knife then demanded money.
She said she gave them a safe containing about $400 that belonged to her father.
The victim then says one of the suspects dragged her down the stairs, while the other appeared to pour gasoline in the living room and set it on fire.
The woman grabbed her kids and got out. She dialed 911.
"Somebody just broke in my house. They took some stuff out and tried to catch me on fire. My house is on fire."
The woman and her children were not hurt. The suspects remain on the loose.
Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Harrison Township school late Wednesday morning on a weapons investigation.
A police search through Springfield High School Wednesday morning ended with a clean sweep.
Fairborn teachers and support staff have won a hearing to argue that their contracts were illegally revoked by the Board of Education.
Two lanes of traffic were blocked on I-75 northbound at Edwin C Moses Boulevard.
The victim told officers she was walking from campus to the Cimarron Woods apartment complex when she was robbed.