NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey man is under arrest on federal arson charges for allegedly staring a fire inside a Queens restaurant.
Authorities say 54-year-old Asif Raja used a flammable liquid to set multiple fires last August in the restaurant on Steinway Street.READ MORE: Third Former Aide Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Inappropriate Behavior
The sprinkler system kept the flames from spreading, but fire marshal’s deemed it suspicious and started investigating.READ MORE: Long Island Rail Road Service Cuts To Take Effect Monday
Authorities have not specified what the motive might have been.MORE NEWS: 10-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Harlem, Police Investigating
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