The latest fire at Kings Trail Apartments displaced 12 people.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Flames have become an all too common sight at a San Jose-area apartment complex. Two fires in two weeks have some residents of Kings Trail Apartments worried.

A dozen people were relocated on Monday, according to Jacksonville Fire Rescue, their homes no longer resembling homes after being sentenced.

JFRD determined that the cause of the fire was electrical.

“We’re not touching that outlet there at all,” said Olesha Chaplin, who lives directly across from the building that caught fire. “Every time you plug something in, it smells like something is burning, so we don’t touch that there.”

Chaplin has a long list of things she doesn’t touch in her apartment.

She doesn’t flush the toilet upstairs because the water will flow through the hole in the ceiling. She doesn’t use her dishwasher because it doesn’t work and she has to be very careful about the outlets she chooses.

Seeing another fire across the street, the second in two weeks, made these issues even more urgent.

“It’s either this building or another building behind me,” Chaplin said. “It’s always something.”

Jacksonville Fire Rescue is more than familiar with its complex.

“They’ve been here three or four times over the past few years, so there are some issues that will need to be addressed,” captain Eric Proswimmer said.

Chaplin says she’s taken care of the hole in the ceiling and the socket issues since moving in in October.

She says whenever she calls the front desk, she rarely gets anyone to answer.

An office worker told First Coast News he could not comment on the recent fires.

Several of Chaplin’s neighbors did not want to be interviewed, but said they saw sparks coming from their outlets or smelled the same burning smell repeatedly.

“They need a lot of help here,” Chaplin said.

A Jacksonville Fire Rescue spokesperson said all of the fires prompted a fire marshal to perform an inspection.

One resident said she wanted to see those basic needs met, but didn’t want to see the complex closed because she didn’t know where she would go.