Two unoccupied houses caught fire Thursday night and Friday morning on Colorado Street, according to the Columbus Fire Department.
Chief Ricky Shores said fire fighters received reports of a fire at 2811 Colorado Street at 9:06 p.m. They arrived at the unoccupied house at 9:09 p.m. At 1:12 a.m., a second structure on Colorado Street caught fire.
The department estimates damage for the first house at $20,000. The house at 2813 Colorado Street had damage estimated at $10,000.
Shores said the fire at 2811 Colorado Street is being investigated, and investigators are not sure how the second fire was started.