House fire on Quincy Hill in Hancock

HANCOCK — The Michigan State Police are investigating the cause of a fire at an abandoned house in Hancock.

Troopers from the Calumet Post received a call at about 9 p.m. Thursday for the fire on Roundhouse Road, which is on Quincy Hill. Police are trying to contact the owner of the abandoned home.

The state Fire Marshal was notified and will be examining the damage, which is extensive enough that the property has been declared a total loss.

Police say the blaze did have some suspicious elements, so they’re asking the public to contact the Calumet Post at (906) 337-5145 with any information about what may have happened.