Pennsylvania man dies in blaze intentionally set with homemade fireworks

EAGLEVILLE, Pa. — Police say the body of a man was recovered inside the remnants of his home that he intentionally set ablaze with homemade fireworks after an altercation with a code enforcement officer Thursday afternoon.

Lower Providence Township Police Chief Michael Jackson identified the man Friday as 66-year-old Thomas Razzi.

Jackson said a code enforcement officer had come to Razzi’s home early Thursday afternoon for a follow-up inspection about complaints of hoarding conditions when Razzi threatened the officer with a gun.

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Posted by Lower Providence Township Police Department, Montgomery County, PA on Friday, June 11, 2021

The fire burned down three homes and damaged three others.