Police: Man arrested in Buffalo after caught on surveillance setting fire to Staten Island gas station

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David Novarro has details on the arrest.

Police say they have arrested the man who was caught on surveillance video setting a fire at a gas station on Staten Island.


Officers took Fakrol Islam of Brooklyn into custody in Buffalo.

The 26-year-old is now in the hospital for burns.

Police say Islam filled up a portable gas can with gasoline, sprayed gasoline around it and used a lit piece of paper to ignite a fire.

The incident happened Monday night in Bulls Head. One man was seriously injured.

Islam faces several charges, including arson.

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