Buffalo PD: Suspect arrested, facing at least 18 charges following multiple fires

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.


Grace Gagnon

Grace Gagnon

More News

Your Weather Authority

Connect with WBNG
WBNG Watch Live
Top Stories
Scroll to top
Skip to content