Flames destroy home in southwest Detroit

Firefighters were able to put out the flames just in time

Published On: Feb 26 2013 04:22:11 AM EST

Detroit Firefighters were busy battling a large house fire early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were dispatched to the 8400 block of Thaddeus around 2:30. When they arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames.

Fire officials were able to put out the flames before it spread to neighboring homes. This was an abandoned home and no one was hurt in the fire.

The cause is still under investigation.