Tampa, FL - Two neighboring homes go up in flames within 24 hours of each other and one is now being ruled an arson.

The houses are on North Brooks Street near East Waters Avenue.

The first home caught fire late Wednesday night. Investigators say the fire was definitely the work of an arsonist.

Then later that night, flames broke out right next door.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out quickly, But the unoccupied home has a lot of damage.

The cause of this fire is still under investigation.

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