Former employee formally charged after fire at local Amazon facility

MONTGOMERY COUNTY — A man has been formally charged in connection to a fire at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Montgomery County on June 1.

Samuel Rubibi, 25, of Dayton, was indicted by a Montgomery County Grand Jury on one count of aggravated arson.

As News Center 7 previously reported, the fire occurred just after 10 p.m. on June 1 at the Amazon facility on Union Airpark Boulevard.

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The facility was closed for two days.

Rubibi is being held in the Montgomery County Jail.

Jail records indicate he was arrested on June 6 at the facility.

Rubibi was a former Amazon employee, a spokesperson from the company confirmed.

He is set to be arranged on June 25.

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