Police: 'Firefighter of the Year' may have set other fires
A Sleepy Hollow volunteer firefighter is facing up to 25 years in prison for allegedly starting a fire that left 17 people homeless, and now police are reportedly investigating whether he set other fires.
Trent Bronner, 21, is charged with setting a fire that ripped through the home at 13 Cedar St. last month. Fire investigators say they had deemed the fire suspicious as soon as they arrived.
Police have not said what evidence they have linking Bronner to the fire, but sources say they are now investigating whether he is linked to several other fires in the same neighborhood.
Officials say Bronner volunteered with the department for three years and responded to the most calls in 2010. He earned the honor of ?Firefighter of the Year? for rescuing a man who threatened to jump from the Tappan Zee Bridge last August.
Bronner is being held on $150,000 bond and is due in court on Monday.
Firefighter accused of arson in Sleepy Hollow fire