Pyro Popped: Suspected Westside Firebug Doused

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UPDATE: CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A suspected arsonist left all wet after he was popped red-handed.

18-year-old Terry McGuire taken down while trying to set another fire on the city's Westside early Monday morning.

The teen fingered in the big arson fire on West 44th last week. The fire was first sparked at an abandoned home but it quickly spread to neighboring, occupied houses.

Both families managed to escape the raging inferno thanks to the help of Good Samaritans.

McGuire remains behind bars this hour. Rewards are still being offered for tips to see how many fires investigators can link back to the accused firebug. Call 216.623.5454 if you know anything.

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