Just before 3pm Thursday afternoon, sheriff's deputies in Montezuma County arrested a man in connection with the Roatcap Fire, which started burning earlier this week.
According to the Montezuma County Sheriff's Office, a person of interest was identified shortly after the fire began.
A subsequent investigation lead to the arrest of this individual.
The person is charged with 4th degree arson, which is a class 4 felony.
That person is not being identified at this time, and is being held on $3,000 bond at the Montezuma County Sheriff's Detention Center.
The investigation is ongoing.