Akron Firefighter Injured in Possible Double Arson

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AKRON, Ohio — Police say one suspect may be responsible for setting fires to two homes in Akron Sunday, one of which injured a firefighter.

The Akron Fire Department says one fire was started at about 7:30 p.m., and the other shortly after 8 p.m. on 1103 and 1107 Laird Avenue. Both homes were vacant at the time of the fires.

The injured firefighter was transported to Akron City Hospital for treatment.

The fires are currently under investigation.