Investigator called out to fire on 5th Street and Starr Avenue

TOLEDO, OH (TOLEDO NEWS NOW) - An arson investigator was called out to the scene of a fire that happened on 5th Street near Starr Avenue just after 4:00 Sunday morning.

Crews say when they arrived two vacant houses were engulfed in flames.

Firefighters had to defensively fight the fire on both sides in order to save the occupied homes next door.

The fire remains under investigation.

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