William Spengler a 62 year old convicted murderer set a house on fire in New York while shooting and killing the first responders. He was recently released from prison after serving a 30-year sentence of first-degree manslaughter for the death of his Grandmother. Firefighters were unable to manage the blaze while under gunfire which resulted in several houses being damaged. Spengler was believed to have lived in the house were the fire originated with his sister, who has been unaccounted for. Police later found the shooter with a self-inflicted gun shoot wound to the head.