NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The manager of a Brooklyn building was arrested Friday after over 900 propane cylinders were found stacked in a warehouse.Police Reveal More Details In Death Of 10-Year-Old Ayden Wolfe; Mother's Boyfriend Ryan Cato Faces Murder Charges
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.
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.
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