NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say they’ve arrested the man they say started over a dozen fires in Manhattan

Authorities said 16 rubbish fires were set between Union Square and Times Square.

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“The most dangerous part of this case is that it’s taking effect quite often in restaurants or fast food restaurants,” said NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea.

Once incident took place Sunday at a McDonald’s on Eighth Avenue.

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Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call 718-722-3600.