Steve Contreras arrested for allegedly setting several fires in The Bronx

Police say Steve Contreras intentionally set three fires over the past year.

Police say Steve Contreras intentionally set three fires over the past year. (2/17/13)

THE BRONX - A man is under arrest for allegedly setting three intentional fires in The Bronx over the past year.

Police say Steve Contreras, 25, admitted verbally and in writing to setting a fire last February at 21-39 Bruckner Blvd. One year later, police say he started another fire there.

Contreras is also accused of setting a fire on Williamsbridge Road, the day before the second fire at Bruckner Boulevard.

Contreras is being charged with arson, reckless endangerment and assault.
 

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