Tape shows apparent arson attempt in Bronx

THE BRONX - Surveillance video given exclusively to News 12 The Bronx shows two men in dark hoodies apparently setting a stairwell ablaze at 1840 Bronx Park East this morning.

Tenants say the building was targeted and the blaze could have caused injury or worse had firefighters not responded quickly.

The alleged arsonists are seen running on the surveillance tape after apparently setting the blaze.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Suspected gang members arrested in the Bronx 1 VIDEO: Suspected gang members arrested in the Bronx
Kitten drowns after being stuck in storm drain 2 Kitten drowns after being stuck in storm drain for days
Residents will be paying $350 to $750 more, 3 Mall tax break comes at Valley Stream residents' expense
Police say two unidentified men in hooded sweatshirts 4 T’s Nail Supply in Parkchester robbed at gunpoint
NEWS 12 WESTCHESTER: Family and friends attended the 5 Mary Kennedy memorial in NYC

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE