OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - Opelika police have a man in custody in connection to a late night fire on Monday.
Police say they believe the suspect set fire to his apartment and his neighbor's apartment located in the 1100 block of Magnolia Street at about 10:15 p.m.
Officials have not released the suspect's name at this time.
Neighbor Michael Reese saw the fire, and his wife called 911.
"Thankful nobody got hurt, they got out just in time," Reese said.
Opelika police say it will be up to the owner of the apartments to press charges.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more details.