Firefighters were battling a fire that spread between three ouses in east Columbus.
This fire started just before 4:00 a.m. Friday at Mount Vernon Avenue and 21st Street, just east of downtown.
Crews say a fire at one house spread to the home next door.
A third home also suffered minor damage.
Authorities told 10TV a woman was found injured in the alley with a sprained ankle.
Authorities say she admitted to squatting inside one of the vacant homes.
She was taken to a hospital.
Mount Vernon Avenue was closed as firefighters got the flames under control.
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