An investigator thinks a group of juveniles may be responsible for torching five homes on Youngstown's West Side early Wednesday, bringing out firefighters from around the city.

Chief Fire Investigator, Capt. Kurt Wright isn't revealing the names of the suspects but tells 21 News that they may have set fire to the vacant homes within a two hour period.

A fire department supervisor said the first fire was reported just after 2 a.m. at the corner of Mahoning and Eleanor Avenues.

Twenty minutes later, a second fire was called in from the 1600 block of Wellington Avenue, about seven minutes walking distance from the first fire.

Within another half hour, fire crews were called to the 1800 block of Midland Avenue.

While a 21 News photographer was at that fire, a blaze broke out in the back of a home across the street.

At 4 a.m. the fire department had to answer a house fire call on the 1500 block of Midland.

There have been no reports of injuries.

As of 5 a.m., fire crews were still on the scene of one of the Midland Avenue fires.

According to the Youngstown Fire Department website, Fire Station Number Three, right around the corner from one of the fires on Midland, was scheduled to be closed until yesterday as part a plan to rotate station closings around the city in a money-saving move by the fire department.

21 News reporter Malaynia Spiva peeked through the window of the fire station following the fires and saw a sign that read "This fire station is closed. Call 911:

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