Flames tear through three homes...two of which were abandoned. Now a community is calling for action, to solve its vacant home problem. 3 3 3 People who People who live on Jacksonville's eastside say these types of fires happen all too often. The latest fire happened just before 5 o'clock this morning. It started at a vacant home on Odessa Street, then spread to two homes next to it. Only one of those homes was occupied...fortunately, no one was hurt. Channel 4's Marques White joins us LIVE from those Eastside homes... Marques. 3 3 3 We're told these two homes were abandoned.You can see this home is --- 3 06-1028-3143- 48People who live in this area could not believe how large the flames they saw were .... 113643 SHANTRICE WOODARD/LIVES IN THE AREA: WE WENT OUTSIDE AND SAW IT AND MY KITTY STARTED LITTEERALLY COUGHING THAT'S HOW MUCH SMOKE WAS OUT HERE.A neighbor who woke up to the brightness of the flames called 9-1-1. And some say it's not the first time they've seen a fire at an abandoned home in this neighborhood. 113544 SHANTRICE WOODARD/LIVES IN THE AREA: I ACTUALLY STAYED AROUND THE CORNER NOT TOO LONG AGO AND THE SAME THINGS HAPPENED BASICALLY WITH ABANDONED HOUSES. And because of fires at abandoned homes -- people say....114044 ARIANE RANDOLPH/LIVES IN THE AREA: IT IS A CALL OF ACTION TO GET SOMETHING DONE ABOUT THESE VACANT HOUSES In just about two blocks -- we saw several abandoned homes. Some think neighbors should get together and do something about the problem. Some say people break into the homes to sleep and do drugs. 114459 HAROLD MOORE/LIVES IN THE AREA: THAT HOUSE CLOSE TO MINE I BE SCARED ALL THE TIME. THAT'S WHY I CUT MY LIMBS DOWN SO I CAN SEE FROM HERE TO THERE TO SEE WHO BE COMING IN THESE HOUSES.))))))) Meanwhile people who live in the area are wishing the best for the homeowners... 113756 SHANTRICE WOODARD/LIVES IN THE AREA: HOPEFULLY THEY FIND SOMEWHERE TO STAY MY HEART GOES OUT TO THEM.A man who told us he lives at this home says he's not sure if he has homeowner's insurance. All three homes are now condemned and surrounded by do not enter tape. 3 There's no word on what caused this fire.The state fire marshal's office is investigating. 3 Marques, did people who live in the area say anything about precautions they take...because of all the abandoned homes?