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      Details emerge about man arrested for fire that killed Toledo firefighters


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      bou

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      rab is in police custody
      Friday night facing charges of aggravated murder and aggravated arson in the deaths of Toledo firefighters Stephen Machinski and James Dickman.


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      ccording to
      Toledo municipal court records, both firefighters died while battling a blaze Sunday afternoon inside a building owned Abou-Arab.


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      ore details insid

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      court documents report the 61 year old allegedly entered this garage on
      Magnolia Street where he remained for over a minute, then left and entered a store front on the other side of the building.


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      ourt records state a occupant inside a rear apartment next to the garage noticed the wall structure on fire and called 911.

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      ll that's left now is a burnt building surrounded by barricades and crime scene tape.


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      ccording to police

      , Abou-



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      rab is suspected in using an ignitable liquid inside the garage that resulted in
      Sundays fatal fire.


      WNWO dug into Abou-Arab's past history with the law. On the Toledo clerk of court's website, a long list greets you with offenses Arab was charged with.


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      hey include

      , 3 counts of unauthorized use of computer equipment in 2005. He was found guilty on two of the charges. Also in the list is a guilty charge for illegal use of food stamps or WIC program benefits in 2011.


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      court date for

      Abou-A

      rab hasn't been announced.

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