MSP investigating suspicious house fire

The back of his house in the 500 block of Sherman Road in Carrollton Township sustained heavy damage after an explosion and fire Wednesday evening.
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CARROLLTON TOWNSHIP (WJRT) - (4/18/2019) - A Carrollton Township house was destroyed in a fire that investigators are calling suspicious.

Neighbors reported hearing an explosion around 10 p.m. Wednesday, when the fire broke out in the 500 block of Sherman Road just west of the Saginaw River.

Firefighters from Carrollton Township and other surrounding departments battled the fire through the evening. Nobody was home when the fire happened and no injuries were reported.

A Michigan State Police fire investigator is treating thee fire as suspicious, but could not immediately discuss its origin.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Carrollton Township Police Department or Michigan State Police.