Alleged arsonist appears in Yonkers court

The man police say intentionally sparked a fire that killed a Yonkers firefighter was arraigned Monday.

Rafael Roldan, 33, was charged with second-degree murder, second-degree arson and three counts of burglary for allegedly starting the blaze that killed 39-year-old firefighter Patrick Joyce last week.

Roldan is scheduled to appear in court again Wednesday.

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