House fire in Springfield

Flames engulfed a home at 11979 Scott Road in Springfield Township, Saturday, May 17.
The home was vacant as the owner was killed in a traffic accident a year ago, police reports stated.
One witness saw a construction crew operating equipment hours before the fire, which broke out at 9:40 p.m.
Independence Township Fire and North Oakland Fire Authority assisted the Springfield Township Fire Department in extinguishing the fire.
The cause is under investigation.