BUFFALO (WBNG) — Authorities said five fires broke out after midnight on Tuesday in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village.
Authorities said 20-year-old Nathan Wasyl was taken into custody. Wasyl has been accused of trying to steal from homes and using the fires as a distraction. Authorities said he’s facing at least 18 charges, two of which are felonies.
Buffalo Police said two firefighters are suffering minor injuries.
Police has estimated damages at $800,000 and several of the fires happened in car garages.