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Flushing man set gas tank on fire upstate: Cops

FLUSHING — Police arrested a Flushing man who they say set a propane tank on fire in front of a home in New Paltz, a village halfway between the city and Albany.

Zahir Wahid, 25, was arrested Monday after being discharged from a Queens hospital.

New Paltz and city police worked together to track Wahid, whom they say caused the fire at 3 a.m. Oct. 22.

Wahid was arraigned in front of New Paltz Town Justice James Bacon and sent to Ulster County jail on $25,000 cash bail. He was scheduled to appear in court again Tuesday night.

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