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A Senseless Fire and the Stranger Who Put It Out

·1 min

The aftermath of an incident was visible at Spring Cafe Aspen in Greenwich Village. The cafe, known for its fresh juices and meals, had been intentionally set on fire by a passerby. A surveillance video showed the individual lighting something on fire and igniting a flower box outside the cafe. The fire caused damage to the storefront and the interior of the cafe. The incident added to the sense of unease in the neighborhood, which had already been affected by the pandemic.