Flames completely gut home in Washington County

Flames completely gut home in Washington County

CANONSBURG, Pa. — Firefighters were called to a house fire on Lincoln Avenue in Canonsburg around 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Chief Tim Solobay tells Channel 11 they put out the flames and the hotspots.

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He said the house was badly damaged but still had a roof. It wasn't destroyed.

Five hours later, firefighters were called back again for a report that the home was fully engulfed, and on Wednesday, only a skeleton of the home remains.

Channel 11 learned police came by the house around 2:30 a.m. when the tenant was trying to salvage his belongings.

Watch a full report from Channel 11's Cara Sapida above.