Rockford police say the home on Sanford was firebombed with Molotov cocktails around 3:00 a.m. Thursday morning.
By the time firefighters arrived, a bedroom and kitchen were engulfed in flames. The attic eventually caught fire causing the roof to collapse.
Two people were in the house at the time, but were able to escape safely.
The house is considered a total loss with damage estimated at $52,000.