Fire damages house next door

Delason Ave. Fire

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Youngstown firefighters had their hands full battling a vacant house fire on the city’s South Side early Tuesday morning.

The fire broke out around 1:30 a.m. at a house on Delason Avenue, near Market Street.

The intense heat and flames damaged the shingles of a house next door.

Two people inside the neighboring home got out safely.

Firefighters said they believe the fire was intentionally set.

Damage to the occupied home is estimated at about $1,500.

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