Drunk Broker Sets Fire to WTC Elevator

An intoxicated commodities broker was arrested after he allegedly tried to set fire to a freight elevator after trapping himself in it.

Police say an inebriated Ryan Brinkerhoff, of Jersey City, went to his office at 7 World Trade Center early Saturday morning and got trapped in a freight elevator.

Police say Brinkerhoff tried set a fire in the elevator with cleaning fluids in an effort to attract attention.

Police say the smoke activate a fire alarm, which sent the elevator to the ground floor where Port Authority Police were waiting.