A man and a woman were found dead inside a home following a fire in Salem Township.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

SALEM TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A man and a woman were pronounced dead after being found in a home that caught fire in Salem Township on Sunday morning.

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According to the Westmoreland County Coroner’s office, witnesses called 911 when a home on State Route 819 was on fire and when firefighters arrived on the scene, the home was fully involved.

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Firefighters found the bodies of 57-year-old David Staats and 84-year-old Helena Staats inside the home.

The coroner pronounced both dead at the scene.

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The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal is investigating.