AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Firefighters battled flames that left a home in ruin Sunday night.

Officials tell 28/22 News a house was engulfed in flames Sunday around 8:30 p.m. in the 600 block of York Avenue in Avoca.

Avoca firefighters said one man was home at the time of the blaze and was taken to the hospital for breathing in smoke.

First responders say the house is considered a total loss and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story and 28/22 News will provide more information as it becomes available.