Man accused of setting fire to iconic Orlando restaurant Beefy King

in Orlando News & Events


A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of setting fire to Beefy King, an iconic Orlando restaurant that’s been open 51 years.

ohn Huff was arrested late Tuesday on charges of arson and criminal mischief.

Orlando police said the fire was started around 1 a.m. Tuesday in the back of the Bumby Avenue restaurant and surveillance video helped them determine the fire was intentionally set.

Details about Huff’s arrest have not been released.