Authorities issued warrants for Timothy Allan Harmon, 33, on charges of first-degree arson and first-degree kidnapping. According to the release, Harmon fled the scene before authorities arrived.
The building where the fire occurred had six apartments in total, with three on the top level and three on the bottom.
No one was injured in the fire.
Those with information on Harmon’s whereabouts are asked to report it to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office at 828-757-1400 or Caldwell County Crime Stoppers at 828-758-8300.