NEW HAVEN (AP) - New Havenâ€™s mayor says authorities have found evidence that an incendiary device or material was used to start a weekend fire at a mosque in the city.
Federal, state and local authorities are investigating Sunday afternoonâ€™s blaze that damaged two floors of the Diyanet Mosque as arson.
Mayor Toni Harp in a statement issued Tuesday says if itâ€™s proven the fire was intentionally set, the city will â€śbring all resources to bear to bring in those responsible for the attack.â€ť She did not detail what the incendiary device was.
Authorities have offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest.
The Muslim Coalition of Connecticut has set up an online fundraising page to help with mosque repairs, which had just under $57,000 in pledges as of noon Tuesday.