YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown Fire Department responded to a house fire on the city’s South Side around 10 p.m. Saturday.

The fire happened on East Myrtle Avenue near Lois Court, right behind Rayen Early College Intermediate School.

It destroyed two vacant homes, at 68 E. Myrtle Ave. and 74 E. Myrtle Ave.

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The fire was intentionally set, according to investigators.

Joe Gorman contributed to this report.