Home in Poconos Ripped by Fire

STROUD TOWNSHIP -- Flames heavily damaged a home in the Poconos Wednesday afternoon.

The fire started around 12:30 p.m. in the house on Phyllis Court in Stroud Township, near Stroudsburg.

Pictures from the scene show heavy damage to the second floor.

Two people and four dogs lived in the home and they are all OK.

The fire chief believes the fire started on a rear deck but a fire marshal is looking for the cause.