SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - "Huge, huge flames -- huge flames like I've never seen before," said Beverly Santos, lives next door.
The fire started on the front porch and quickly spread to the rest of the home.
Family members did not want to go on camera, but they said the house has been in their family for over 30 years, and the woman who lived there passes away, and now her grandson stays at the house from time to time.
He had just left the house for work hours before the fire started.
Firefighters were able to put the blaze out, but it caused extensive damage to the home. Relatives said they are sad to see it go, along with the family heirlooms that were inside.
The cause is currently under investigation.