New York City police have taken a man into custody after he allegedly set a Christmas tree on fire outside of the Fox News Studios in Manhattan. The fire started shortly after midnight and did not cause any injuries. A 49-year-old man was in custody in connection with the fire, police said, but authorities did not identify him or give any details on the fire..
The 50-foot “All-American” tree, with a reported 10,000 ornaments and 100,000 lights, was ceremonially lit on Sunday.
The Christmas tree outside of Fox News has caught on fire. pic.twitter.com/No7SVK0JeF— Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) December 8, 2021