BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police say they have made an arrest in connection with a house fire that forced several families out of their homes.
It happened on Stratford Avenue around 2:30 a.m. yesterday.
Police say Santiraj Chounlamountry, 31, set fire to a garbage bag in a third floor apartment after discovering his video game player was missing.
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Officials say the building's sprinkler extinguished the fire, but residents were not immediately allowed to return because of smoke and water damage.