Worker charged with setting Mattapan restaurant on fire

The Boston Police Department reports arresting a man who says he worked at Flames, 663 Morton St., on charges he set the place on fire early on Dec. 15.

Byron Anthony Hewitt, 45, whose Facebook and LinkedIn pages lists him as a Jamaican native who worked as a chef at the Caribbean barbecue place, faces arraignment Tuesday in Dorchester Municipal Court on a charge of burning a building, i.e. arson, Boston Police report.

Plice say Hewitt was arrested without incident today after an investigation by both BPD detectives and Boston Fire arson investigators.

Flames has been closed since the fire.

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