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Mark Okrent Of St Pete was arrested Tuesday morning for setting a fire inside his apartment to stay warm. He has been charged with arson in the first degree! According to the St. Pete Police Department, the fire he set was large enough to set off the smoke detectors in the entire complex. Other residents were home but no one was injured. Okrent had several options available to him through neighbors and owners of the building to stay warm, according to the police department.