Youngstown firefighters kept busy battling three blazes


YOUNGSTOWN — City firefighters battled blazes at three vacant homes Wednesday and today.

Crews were called to a 1310 Campbell St. home about 12:55 a.m. today and found heavy fire on the second floor of the South Side home. Damage was listed $2,000.

About 4:05 p.m. Wednesday a vacant 916 Star St. home was heavily damaged by a fire that caused a minor injury to a firefighter. Damage is listed at $7,950. Reports recommend the East Side home be torn down as soon as possible.

About 1:55 a.m. Wednesday, crews found a small fire in a 1031 Ridge Ave. duplex that first caught fire June 26. A damage estimate was not listed for that South Side fire.

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