FREEPORT - ? A Freeport firefighter is accused of sparking a fire while trying to sipon gas from a village-owned vehicle.

Cops say Steven Pena, 23, of Freeport, will answer to arson charges.

Pena is accused of using a vacuum to take gas from a fire department vehicle. Officials say things took a turn when electricity sparked a fire and destroyed the village?s and Pena?s vehicle.