Pasadena Food Lion fire: Teenage suspects alleged to set off firework

Two teens are suspected in the fire. Photo: Anne Arundel County Police

Police in Anne Arundel County are searching for two teenagers who they say set off a firework inside a Food Lion grocery store late last month.

The incident happened at about 9 p.m. on July 27 when employees at the Food Lion, located at 356 Mountain Road in Pasadena, reported smoky conditions inside the store. When firefighters arrived, they discovered that an illegal pyrotechnic device had been left on a shelf to explode.

No injuries were reported.

Anne Arundel County police say that they're searching for two teenage suspect. Both are described as 14 to 15-year-old white boys standing 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-10. Both suspects were caught on surveillance cameras.

Anyone with information is asked to call fire investigators at (410) 222-8477.