Arson blamed for Hunts Point office firePosted: Updated:
Officials believe arson is to blame for a fire inside an office in Hunts Point Tuesday.
It started at a Social Security building on Southern Boulevard and East 163rd Street.
According to members of Community Board 2, who are also located inside the building, there is surveillance video of a man lighting a trash bag on fire inside an elevator.
The FDNY also released a flier showing a man who they think is connected to the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bureau of Fire Investigation at 718-722-3600.
No injuries were reported.