Authorities said a possible arson suspect barricaded himself inside of a home Saturday in Bethany. 

According to the report, The Bethany Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 6000 block of NW 30th.

Officials said the suspect broke into the home, stole an ax and a gas can and started a fire. 

The homeowners were not home at the time. 

The suspect was taken into custody without incident on complaints of burglary and arson. 

He has not been identified.