Burning love? Brooklyn firebug blames car trysts for arson fire, 135 burned-out vehicles – NY Daily News

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According to the feds, a number of local car dealerships used the lot to store cars awaiting sale. Stephens acknowledged torching one and fleeing as the flames spread through the parked vehicles. Stephens often used the lot as a temporary shelter, routinely accessing parked cars and periodically sleeping at the garage – until mall security typically chased him away, a police source said.