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Man Allegedly Tried To Start Fire Inside Boston Masonic Building

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Boston Masonic Building on Tremont Street. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Masonic Building on Tremont Street. (WBZ-TV)

BOSTON (CBS) – A man was arrested for allegedly trying to burn down the Masonic Temple Lodge on Tremont Street in Boston Monday night.

Boston Fire officials say the man entered the building and sprayed a liquid onto some furniture and attempted to ignite it.

He was detained by a security officer and then arrested by Boston Police.

The man, who was not identified, will be charged with attempting to burn a place of worship.

Couches inside Boston Masonic Building after arson attempt. (WBZ-TV)

Couches inside Boston Masonic Building after arson attempt. (WBZ-TV)

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