A vacant two-story home on 8th Street in Etowah went up in flames Wednesday night.

Etowah's Fire Chief tells Channel 3 they received the call at 8:30.  When they got to the home, it was engulfed in flames.  

Firefighters got the blaze under control within an hour and fully out by 2:30 a.m. 

The house is a total loss. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Units from Etowah Rural, Etowah City and Englewood Rural Fire Departments worked the scene.