NYC arsonist hits Bronx building, car with flammable liquid

A firebug flung two bottles containing flammable liquid at a parked car and residential building in the Bronx early Saturday, police sources said.

The incident took place at about 4:20 a.m. in front of 226 Kimberly Place, near 231st Street in Kingsbridge, the sources said.

The unknown male arsonist targeted a parked car on Kimberly Place and the six-story residential building, causing minor damage in each case, the sources said. The flammable bottles each contained a lit rag, sources said.

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The FDNY extinguished two minor blazes caused by the pyromaniac, who fled eastbound on Kimberly Place, the sources said.

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There were no injuries. FDNY fire marshals are investigating.

An NYPD spokeswoman confirmed an incident, but could not immediately provide details.

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