Person of interest in custody for Norwalk garage fire

Reports say a man threw gas on the victim and lit him on fire.

Reports say a man threw gas on the victim and lit him on fire. (3/21/13)

NORWALK - Norwalk officials say they have one person in custody after a garage fire that resulted in one person being sent to the hospital.

Investigators say the blaze started on Woodward Avenue yesterday. 'The Hour' newspaper reports that the fire began after a group of homeless men were found living in the garage. Reports say one of the men threw gas at the victim and lit him on fire.

The person of interest is being questioned.

News 12 Connecticut has learned the victim suffered burns to his back and arms.

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