Surveillance video shows man setting fire to Fort Pierce church

FORT PIERCE, Fla (WSVN) — Police arrested a man accused of setting fire to a Fort Pierce church, Thursday.

Surveillance video from early Thursday morning shows a man pouring fluid on the doors of a church in Fort Pierce and igniting a fire with a cigarette lighter.

Police said 38-year-old Tyquaris Ward is the man in the video. They arrested him and charged him with arson.

The church’s doors were burned, but the fire didn’t spread inside.

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