05/19/2013 04:46 EDT | Updated 07/19/2013 05:12 EDT

Arson suspect arrested in connection with L'Épiphanie fires

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a series of fires over the past few weeks in l'Épiphanie, in Quebec’s Lanaudière region.

Since April 23, a total of seven fires have been reported in the region of L'Épiphanie.

The 47-year-old man, whose identity has not been released, is expected to face charges related to arson.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday via video link.

Quebec provincial police Sgt. Gregory Gomez said public information helped police track down the suspect.