L'arbre de Noël de Fox News, à Manhattan, haut de 15 mètres, s'était embrasé dans la nuit de mardi à mercredi.

New York man arrested over giant Fox News Christmas tree fire

New York police have arrested a man suspected of deliberately setting fire to a giant Christmas tree in front of the headquarters of the American Fox News Channel.

The 49-year-old is now on trial ‘criminal fire’ After we were surprised around midnight (0500 GMT Wednesday) we climbed the structure that supports this 15-meter-high luminous tree installed in front of the US Governor’s Chain Building, in the heart of Manhattan. This tree was then set on fire, as seen in impressive TV footage from last night. The man who was arrested had a “lighter” on him but the police don’t know if he used any of it “catalyst” To start a fire New York firefighters will have to determine the cause, according to the New York Police Department. The fire was quickly brought under control, and no one was injured.

The suspect’s phone has yet to be identified, but Fox News Media CEO Susan Scott denounced in a statement malicious attack by arson. criticize ‘Deliberate, rude and cowardly act’, the head of a large conservative American television channel promised to plant a new tree soon in the same place, at the intersection of 6th Street and 48th Street, as a message of peace, light, and joy, even in (also) a dark moment.”

According to Fox News, the 15-meter-high tree was Decorated with 10,000 glass ornaments and 100,000 small lamps.. The spectacular fire occurred a few blocks from another giant Christmas tree that has been lit since early December in front of Rockefeller Center, one of New York’s top tourist attractions for the holiday season.

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