Gainesville Police say Alex Doane, a resident at the Spyglass Apartments in Gainesville was arrested for arson.
Police say Doane put his laptop, passport, cell phone, and a roommates laptop in a stove and turned it on Wednesday afternoon.
According to police, he then put more belongings into a trash can and took it outside and set it on fire.
Police were called and found Doane who then admitted to starting the fire to quiet the demons.
He faces charges of arson and criminal mischief, he is now in the Alachua County jail.