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Posted: Feb 10, 2013 9:42 PM

Updated: Feb 10, 2013 10:01 PM

BROWNSVILLE - Investigators are looking into a second abandoned house fire over the weekend.

Brownsville Fire Officials tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS they are investigating the fires are being suspicious, no one lived in the homes and the utilities were cut off.

The first fire happened Friday on the 4700 block of Larkspur Drive, the second fire happened early Sunday morning on the 500 block of Ruby Red Lane.

Men who CHANNEL 5 NEWS called "Luis" to protect his identity lives on Ruby Red Lane. He says he saw teenage kids run out of the home when firefighters were called.

The damage to the home was contained to the inside but "Luis" worries it could have been worse, he says, "I'm scared, because a lot of time no one is at my house. I'm scared they might do something to my house or cars." He wants authorities to do something about the home.

Topics: Suspicious Fires, brownsville, abandoned house fire, Larkspur Drive, Ruby Red Lane

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