Tampa Men Charged with First Degree Arson

Caught on tape…that’s what happened to two men Tampa Police say had been setting fires at the J L Young Apartments on North Floirda Avenue. 

Investigators say 59 year old Edwin Torres and 66 year old Jacinto Vazquez set nine fires between September 21st and October 15…and after the first few police set up surveillance cameras. 

The two were caught on tape lighting a bag on fire and sending it down the garbage chute. 

Both men have been charged with first degree arson.

Kay Long, AM 820 News