JACKSON TWP.: A juvenile has admitted to police that he set two fires in Stark County this week.

Authorities in Jackson Township believe a house fire Thursday in the 3600 block of Pinehurst Avenue Northwest and one that occurred in Massillon on Wednesday are similar in nature and they are working together in their investigation, said Jackson Police Chief Dave Zink Friday.

Fire officials have set the estimated damage to the Pinehurst Avenue residence at $50,000.

No injuries were reported.