A restaurant owner said he had to put out large flames after an incident at Oakland Park's City Hall resulted in a fire Saturday evening.
Patrick Little, the owner of The Butcher's Barrel, said he jumped to action when he thought he heard a woman screaming for water across the street.
“I thought maybe someone fainted, or passed out, so I went over there to see what was going on thinking it was a medical emergency, and that’s when I saw everything was on fire," Little said.
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The Broward Sheriff's Office confirmed that detectives are investigating the occurrence, but did not release any further details. No injuries were reported.
Little told NBC 6 he walked back to his restaurant to grab a fire extinguisher and put the fire out.
"The way it (played out), it was definitely arson, I think," Little said, adding that he heard tire screeching a few minutes before he saw the flames.
NBC 6 reached out to Oakland Park's Mayor, Public Information Officer and City Manager and has not received a response.