Houston County Sheriff investigators suspected arson was the cause of a Cottonwood fire in June.
Two weeks before the fire, reportedly the home renter and her father's lives were threaded by her ex-fiancé, Afzhal Khan.
A New Jersey native, Khan was on the run but was recently arrested by New Jersey authorities.
Khan awaits extradition back to Houston County, where he faces a charge of a terrorist threat a class c felony.
He also faces additional charges of domestic violence and harassing communication both of which are misdemeanors.