News Man arrested for allegedly setting Boerum Hill blaze The fire broke out at around 2:15 a.m. at the Wyckoff Gardens apartment complex on Third Avenue. Photo Credit: News 12 Brooklyn By BIANCA FORTIS. Special to amNewYork Updated March 17, 2014 6:28 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A New Jersey man has been arrested for allegedly setting an early morning fire in an apartment in a Brooklyn housing project while people, including children, were inside on Sunday, police said. Thaddeus Boone, 22, of Newark, was charged with five counts of attempted murder and five counts of assault, as well as burglary and arson, after allegedly setting fire to the fifth-floor apartment inside Wyckoff Gardens at 130 Third Ave. on Sunday, police said. Police would not confirm reports that the apartment belonged to Boone's girlfriend. The fire at the Boerum Hill apartment started at about 2:15 a.m., and it took 60 firefighters to get it under control by 2:37 a.m., according to the FDNY. Emergency responders rescued a 6-month-old boy and an 8-year-old girl who were found unconscious, the FDNY said. A 5-month-old baby, a 14-year-old of unknown gender and an adult whose age wasn't given also suffered minor injuries, the FDNY said. By BIANCA FORTIS. Special to amNewYork Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.