SCHENECTADY, NY (NEWS10) – A fire destroyed a home on Germania Ave in Schenectady on Sunday.

The fire broke our around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Crews told News10ABC nobody was inside and that the building has been vacant for some time now.

When firefighters arrived, they said they saw heavy smoke and fire on the second floor heading towards the attic.

It took responding crews about 30 minutes to put out the flames.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.