Fire damages vacant Uniontown home

by: Melissa Daniels, TribLIVE Updated:


UNIONTOWN, Pa. - Fire marshal officials from the Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a suspicious fire in Fayette County after an overnight blaze caused heavy damage to a vacant home.

Firefighters responded to the blaze on Murray Avenue in Uniontown around 1:20 a.m. Sunday, said Uniontown Fire Chief Chuck Coldren. The fire appeared to have started in the back of the house, rising to the second floor and burning through the attic.

Firefighters were on scene for a little more than two hours. The fire caused minor damage to a home on the right side of the building.

Coldren said the house had been vacant for several years.

This article was written by Channel 11 News exchange partners at TribLIVE.