Man from Old Saybrook arrested after fire due in court

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A man in Old Saybrook is scheduled to appear in court Monday after a suspicious fire ended with his wife jumping from a second story window to escape.

Police said 60-year-old Glenn Alburtus and 55-year-old Susan Alburtus had some sort of argument at their home on Beaver Dam Trail on Friday morning.

When firefighters arrived, they said they heard a woman screaming for help and then saw her jump from a window to escape the flames.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Glenn Alburtus is charged with threatening and reckless endangerment, and could face more charges.

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