Police have arrested 22-year-old Thaddeus Boone in connection with the fire that injured four children inside a Brooklyn apartment Sunday. Credit: Metro Photo Archive
Police have charged a 22-year-old New Jersey man in connection with the fire that injured four children and one adult in the Wyckoff Gardens housing development early Sunday morning.
Thaddeus Boone, of Newark, has been charged with attempted murder, assault, burglary and arson.
Firefighters were called to 130 Third Ave. in Boerum Hill shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday, authorities said. They rescued a 5-month-old boy and 8-year-old girl from a fifth floor apartment. Both children were taken to Cornell Medical Center in critical condition, according to police.