The Akron Fire Department responded to two vacant Akron house fires Sunday night.
Officials say the cause of the blazes at both homes in the 1100 block of Laird Street could be arson. One house, valued at $15,000, suffered damages estimated at $7,000. Investigators found multiple sites where flames originated from.
One firefighter was injured while working to calm the flames and was take to Akron City Hospital for medical treatment.