32-year-old Rafael Ramirez of Owensboro, Ky. is now under arrest for 2nd degree Arson after police say he barricaded himself in a home alone and lit it on fire Saturday just before midnight.
Ramirez left the house as soon as he ignited it in flames, according to a police report.
Officers with the Owensboro Police Department then arrested him.
Police say they were originally called to the home around 11:45 p.m. Saturday night, to a report of a disturbance on the 2200 block of Old Henderson Road.
Ramirez is also charged with two counts of Criminal Mischief, one count of Wanton Endangerment in the 1st Degree, Disorderly Conduct in the 2nd degree and Resisting Arrest.
This investigating is still ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Owensboro Police Department or live an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.