Neighbor tears down blighted Detroit home

Posted at 6:29 PM, Mar 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-28 18:29:25-04

When the Detroit Land Bank Authority became the owner of a burned out property on Detroit's west side, nothing changed. 

The shell of a house sat, and sat, and sat.  

The owner may have been able to ignore it, but neighbors couldn't. Steve Dixon got so tired of looking at the eyesore, he started to tear it down himself.

Click on the video player to watch Ronnie Dahl's full report.