Man arrested for April arson on Monroe Avenue

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A man was arrested on Friday in connection to a fire that happened back in April. It happened on April 19th on Monroe Avenue at a building that houses the “Blue Taro” restaurant and several apartments. Firefighters say when they arrived they found multiple fires in a hallway and along the side of the building.          

The owner of the building told investigators several threats were made by a worker who was hired to renovate. The worker was arrested by Monroe County Sheriffs and turned over to the arson task force, his name has not been released.