NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The manager of a Brooklyn building was arrested Friday after over 900 propane cylinders were found stacked in a warehouse.NYPD: Delivery Worker Stabbed To Death, E-Bike Stolen Near Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Inside a refrigeration unit, inspectors found 20-pound propane cylinders stacked from floor to ceiling. The FDNY says there were over 900 in the warehouse.
Fire marshals and other fire units were called to the scene to check for gas leaks.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Foundation Holds Fundraiser On Long Island
The building manager, Mohamed Mohamed, told fire marshals he ordered propane tanks and sold them to another individual who then resold the tanks to restaurants and businesses that need heat for outdoor dining.
Mohamed was arrested on reckless endangerment charges.MORE NEWS: Police: Suspect In Killing Of New Rochelle Taxi Driver Taken Into Custody After Shootout In Brooklyn
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