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  1. OH Investigators Offer Reward for Info on Two Barn FiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | FireHouse.com

    The first occurred at 1:30 a.m. July 21 at 2500 Elmore Rd. The second, about 4 miles away, occurred at 11:30 p.m. July 23 at 4911 Swan Rd. Both barns were destroyed. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the fire.

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  2. Fire at Historic OH Railway Depot Called ArsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    June 10--GENOA -- Investigators suspect an act of arson burned a 125-year-old railway station at the heart of a historical preservation debate. A building that was once part of the Interurban Railway system caught fire at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday on Washington Street in Genoa.

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  3. OH Man Gets 20 Years for Arson Deaths of Two FirefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    May 12--Though not the outcome they'd hoped, relatives of two Toledo firefighters who died battling a Magnolia Street arson fire in 2014 said they were relieved that a plea agreement brought the long-running criminal case to an end on Thursday. Moments after Judge Stacy Cook, of Lucas County Common Pleas Court, declared a mistrial in the case of Ray Abou-Arab, 64, the Oregon man entered Alford pleas -- not admitting guilt -- to two counts of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of aggravated arson.

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  4. OH Trial Abruptly Halted over Polygraph StatementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    May 11--The eighth day of testimony in the trial of an Oregon man charged with setting a 2014 fire that killed two Toledo firefighters recessed abruptly Wednesday afternoon after a witness told the jury Ray Abou-Arab had "failed a polygraph" exam. Toledo police Detective Sgt.

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  5. Former Lead Investigator in Fatal OH Fire TestifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    May 9--After a slow start Tuesday, a former Toledo fire investigator told a jury in Lucas County Common Pleas Court that he initially was the lead investigator on the fatal Magnolia Street fire but that he stepped down. Pvt. Glen Frames said he responded to the scene where two Toledo firefighters died on Jan. 26, 2014, and returned the next two mornings before taking himself off the case.

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  6. Evidence Takes Focus at OH Murder TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    May 9--With the help of two accelerant-detecting dogs, evidence of gasoline was discovered at the scene of a fire that killed two Toledo firefighters as well as on Ray Abou-Arab's clothing and the floor mats of his car, investigators said Monday. Mr. Abou-Arab, 64, of Oregon, is on trial in Lucas County Common Pleas Court on charges he used gasoline on Jan. 26, 2014, to set fire to a North Toledo apartment building he owned.

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  7. Fire Capt. Says Deadly OH Blaze Was 'Perfect Storm'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    May 5--After days of listening to often-emotional accounts of the Jan. 26, 2014 fire that would claim the lives of two Toledo firefighters, a jury in Lucas County Common Pleas Court today began hearing about the factors that contributed to the first line-of-duty deaths in the fire department since 1969. "I think the best laid term for how we ended up in this situation is, for lack of a better term, a perfect storm," Toledo Fire Capt.

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  8. Retired FF Recounts Fatal Blaze During OH Murder TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    May 5--As a seemingly routine fire turned threatening, now-retired Toledo fire Lt. George Simko tapped Pvt.

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  9. FF Testifies in Trial of OH Man Accused in Fatal BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    May 2--The first firefighter to take the stand in the trial of an Oregon man accused of setting a blaze that killed two Toledo firefighters described for the jury Tuesday how a routine fire changed in seconds. "The heat just increased like crazy," said Toledo Fire Lt.

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  10. Testimony Begins in OH Firefighter Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    May 2--It wasn't unusual for Tracy Bishop to hear the door of the garage next to her Magnolia Street apartment go up and down. But when Ms.

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  11. OH City Rejects Charter Change for Emergency ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    April 19--FOSTORIA, OH-- The Fostoria City Council on Tuesday rejected a councilman's proposed charter change that would allow council to make major alterations to the police and fire departments. The charter change, proposed by Mathew Davoli, would have allowed council to potentially abolish the departments.

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  12. OH Councilman Seeks Power to Abolish Fire DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    April 03--FOSTORIA -- A city councilman wants voters to approve a city charter change that would allow council to make major changes to the police and fire departments -- or abolish them altogether. Mathew Davoli has proposed legislation that, if approved in on the November ballot, would give council the power to scrap police and fire departments or contract with other agencies to provide those services.

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  13. Ex OH Fire Chief Sues for Severance PayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    March 29--The former chief of the shuttered Spencer Township Fire Department has filed suit against the township trustees, claiming he is owed severance for losing his job. Carl Arnold of Ida, Mich., argues his contract with the township stipulated he would be paid 80 percent of the remainder of the contract since his termination.

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  14. MI Chief Has Busy First Week on the JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    March 13--TEMPERANCE -- Adam Massingill wasn't given much time to settle into his new role as Bedford Township fire chief. His first week on the job culminated March 4 with a massive fire that destroyed BridgePoint Church on Lewis Avenue.

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  15. Fire Ravages OH ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    March 05--TEMPERANCE -- Firefighters remained at BridgePoint Church in Temperance late Saturday, more than six hours after first pouring water on a blaze that engulfed the building. Monroe County dispatchers confirmed that a call came in at roughly 2:45 p.m. Firefighters from at least 12 area departments were still on scene at 9 p.m., authorities said.

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  16. Chemical Fire Prompts Evacuation of OH HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    March 03--Massive plumes of black smoke permeated the central Toledo sky Thursday as a chemical fire burned the insides of a manufacturing center. For a time, authorities believed the fire could burn for days, as concerns about how the lithium in the building reacts with water hampered initial attempts to fight the blaze.

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  17. OH Apartment Fire Leaves Four DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    The body of an adult male was discovered as crews investigated the 12-unit Woodlands Apartment building that caught fire early this morning, where two adults and a child were found dead earlier this morning. Officials said at a 2 p.m. news conference that they've accounted for all the residents of the complex after the blaze in the 2400 block of Cheyenne Boulevard, off Heatherdowns Boulevard.

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