NYC man busted for illegally storing ‘very dangerous’ amounts of propane

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Fire officials busted a 45-year-old man for improperly storing a “very dangerous” amount of propane tanks next to residential buildings in Queens, sources said.

Hary Arafa was is accused of illegally keeping 104 propane tanks in an outdoor parking area at 8-51 Astoria Boulevard in Long Island City, according to sources.

Photos show the tanks stored near the sidewalk and close to apartment buildings, which sources said created a “grave risk of danger to the public.”

Arafa — who runs Taheen Halal Food Inc., which is based at the address — was arrested by FDNY Fire Marshalls and charged with reckless endangerment, sources said.

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