At 4:00 am Tuesday morning, LAFD responded to a reported fire at 10235 Fairgrove Ave. Firefighters found a rear house with a small fire which was quickly handled. The resident told the fire department that a couple of people wearing masks entered the home, tied the victim up, stole some currency and set the home on fire The adult male was able to free himself and escape the fire. LAPD Foothill Division and LAFD Arson Investigators were on the scene investigating the crime. The man had suffered a minor cut to his leg but was not transported to the hospital.