Rural Metro crews battle an abandoned house fire on Washington Pike in Corryton. 2/26/13
Washington Pike was closed for several hours in Corryton while crews battled an abandoned house fire Tuesday morning.
According to a 10News crew on the scene, the fire was spotted at the unoccupied home on the 9100 block of Washington Pike around 6:00 a.m.
Fire crews arrived on scene shortly after to discover flames had swept through all of the home.
Authorities say no one had been occupying the house for two weeks. However, the electricity was still hooked up.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.