A suspicious fire caused about $20,000 damage yesterday to a vacant duplex and a neighboring vacant dwelling in the 900 block of Vinton Street, fire officials said.
The blaze started in the first-floor dining room of the duplex at 913 Vinton. The heat shattered a window and flames spread to the side of a two-story residence at 915 Vinton, fire officials said.
The fire was reported by the occupant of 914 Vinton about 1:45 a.m.
Rudy Franko of Toledo owns 913 Vinton and Paul Ruiz of Toledo owns 915 Vinton, the officials said.