Political violence and destruction becomes more and more common and accepted by the day in America.
ABC 7 reported, – A large Christmas tree outside Fox’s Midtown headquarters was set ablaze early Wednesday by an arsonist who was quickly taken into custody.
The 50-foot tree on Sixth Avenue went up in flames just before 12:15 a.m., and heavy flames then spread to smaller decorated trees in the display.
The suspect, Craig Tamanaha, 46 was arrested with a lighter in his possession and charged with criminal mischief, reckless endangerment, arson, criminal nuisance, endangering others, criminal trespass, criminal tampering and disorderly conduct.
This is not Tamanaha’s first run in with the law. In fact, he’s been arrested three prior times for public intoxication and drug possession.
Fox News claims that their 50 foot tall Christmas tree takes over 21 hours to fully put together. It had ten thousand glass ornaments and one hundred thousand glass lights hanging from its branches.
No other suspects have been taken into custody over the incident. The police say that the man acted alone when setting the massive tree ablaze.