Photo of man who witnessed deadly fire released

Police and fire officials have released surveillance photos of a man they say witnessed the deadly fire in a Bushwick apartment building Monday.The massive fire

BUSHWICK - Police and fire officials have released surveillance photos of a man they say witnessed the deadly fire in a Bushwick apartment building Monday.

The massive fire claimed the life of 17-year-old Sofia Olivo and injured five others. Fire officials now say it appears to be arson. They believe a can of gasoline was poured on the first floor of the building and then lit.

The surveillance photos show a man entering and leaving the building prior to the fire. Police are now asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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