VIDEOS/PHOTOS: The site of an unusual and dangerous discovery in West Philadelphia has been decimated by fire less than 12 hours after the initial investigation began.
More than 150 jugs of gasoline were found in the vacant home on the 100 block of 59th Street near Arch Street around 8 p.m. Monday.
At 9:50 a.m. Tuesday, the home was on fire.
Chopper 6 over the scene showed smoke coming from the home. Several firefighters could be seen battling the fire on the roof.Photos taken earlier from the scene showed flames shooting from the front of the house.
The fire was placed under control just after 10:30 a.m.
Officials said no one was inside at the time and there was no word on the cause of the fire.
Neighbor Malachi Allen lives two doors down from the home.