East Haven police said 46-year-old George Browne was arrested on Wednesday.
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He has been charged with disorderly conduct.
Browne was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and was arraigned in New Haven Superior Court on Thursday.
On Wednesday, New Haven Fire Chief John Alston Jr. confirmed to News 8 that he was aware of the matter. At that time, he said that he did not have any details.