Copycat?: Two Suspicious Fires Reported Overnight

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron Fire officials tell 19 Action News that two suspicious fires were reported overnight.

The first fire happened at 1435 Englewood Street and the home was destroyed.

While on scene of the first fire, firefighters smelled more smoke coming from another home a couple of blocks away.

The second fire happened at a home located at 52 Detroit Street.

There were no injuries.

Ironically, the 16-year-old suspected arsonist picked up for a series of vacant house fires last month was in court Friday for arraignment.

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