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Bond set at $5 million for arson suspect

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Bond has been set for the suspect accused of setting the fire that killed two Toledo firefighters.

The judge set the bond at $5 million dollars for Ray Abou-Arab, 61, who was arraigned Monday in Toledo Municipal Court, on two charges of aggravated murder and two charges of aggravated arson.

The courtroom was packed with firefighters from Firefighters Local 92 who met at the union hall and walked together to the courthouse. Abou-Arab is accused of setting the fire in the Magnolia St. apartments on January 26.

The blaze killed two firefighters, Private Stephen Machcinski and Private James Dickman.

A pretrial hearing was scheduled for February 10th in the case.

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