Man torches Staten Island gas station, seriously injures person in the near



The people in New York petrol station on fire

A bystander is brought to the hospital.

The authorities in New York City are looking for a man who set a fire in a gas station in New York, the Staten Island on Monday, leaving another man critically injured.

The New York City Police Department released security camera images of a 7-Eleven gas station on Richmond Avenue shows a man filling a portable tank with petrol, around 1:50 a.m. on Monday.

In the video, the man can be seen spraying gas around the pump, then the relief of a piece of paper on fire for the place of the burning paper on the spilled gasoline.

The spilled fuel quickly ignited and bright flames engulfed the petrol station. A 21-year-old man who is in the vicinity of the fire suffered “internal injuries” and was taken to Richmond University Medical Center in serious, but stable condition, police said.

The suspect in a fire at a gas station on New York’s Staten Island, according to police.


The gas station’s fire suppression system can be seen on video quickly extinguish the fire.


The suspect fled the scene in an “unknown direction,” police said.

The NYPD said the suspect is described as a dark man who was last seen wearing a light-colored, long-sleeved shirt, dark colored shorts and dark-colored slippers. The suspect arrived at the petrol station on the inside of a blue mini-van, police said.

The authorities ask anyone who recognizes the man or may have additional information about the incident to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS for English or 888-57-PISTA for Spanish.

Travis Fedschun is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @travfed

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