Old Saybrook Police have made an arrest in what they are calling a suspicious fire and criminal incident.Police were called to 19 Beaver Dam Trail about 5:15 Friday morning and found a woman calling for help on the second floor.Once inside officers discovered the fire and called th Old Saybrook Fire Department.Other area departments also were alerted and responded.
The owners of the home , Glenn and Susan Alburtus were taken to the hospital.She was flown to Yale New Haven Hospital.The 60 year old Glenn Alburtus has been arrested and charged with Threatening in the Second Degree,Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree,Unlawful Restraint in the First Degree and Disorderly Conduct. he is under police guard at Bridgeport Hospital.
A firefighter and a police officer were injured. Both were treated at a hospital and released.
The investigation is ongoing and police anticipate additional charges.