BOSTON (WHDH) - An Everett man is facing arson charges in connection with a fast-moving fire that destroyed the Squealing Pig in Mission Hill earlier this week, officials said.

Prasiddha Baruwal, 23, has been arrested on charges of arson of a commercial building, breaking an entering during the nighttime to commit a felony, and willful malicious destruction of property, according to Boston police.

Crews responding to a reported structure fire around midnight Wednesday ordered a second-alarm as heavy flames and smoke poured out of the beloved neighborhood restaurant. The fire was knocked down in about 20 minutes.

Baruwal is expected to be arraigned Monday in Roxbury District Court.

No additional information was immediately available.

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