Arsonist Set Fire at Midtown McDonald's, FDNY Says

The Patch - August 08, 2018

The man lit a fire at the McDonald's restaurant near Penn Station on Sunday. By Brendan Krisel, Patch National Staff | Aug 7, 2018 2:20 pm ET

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — The city fire marshal's investigation bureau is trying to identify a man who started a fire at a busy Midtown Manhattan McDonald's restaurant, fire officials said.

The man is accused of lighting a fire at the McDonald's on Eighth Avenue between West 34th and 35th streets on Sunday around 4:30 p.m., fire officials said. Nobody was injured by the intentionally-set fire, officials said.

Fire officials released photos of the suspect on Tuesday.

Anybody with information about the arson suspect is asked to call the city fire marshal's investigation bureau at (718) 722-3600.