Firefighters responded to a fire early Saturday morning in Kaplan on West 10th Street. The fire had completely engulfed the building but firefighter were able to get the situation under control. This fire was then determined to be connected with the a string of fires in the Kaplan area over the past two years.

A special task force that has been investigating the fires obtained valuable information that led to the arrest of Felician Primeaux. Police say he is allegedly connected with string of 12 different fires around Kaplan over the past two years.

He was arrested and is currently being held on a $300,000 bond.