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A passerby alerted a Youngstown resident that his home was on fire on Wednesday, helping the man escape safely.
Officials said a man driving at about 8:30 a.m. on Landsdowne Boulevard saw smoke coming from the roof of a home at 223 Landsdowne Blvd.
The driver alerted the resident, who escaped safely.
Officials are still investigating the fire.
A vacant home on Landsdowne Boulevard was set on fire about six hours earlier.