Eminem 's childhood home, which is pictured on the cover of his latest The Mars hall Mathers LP 2, was burned in a fire on Thursday, according to USA Today .
The fire inside the boarded-up , two-story bungalow, which is located on Dresden St. near 8 Mile in Detroit, began around 6: 20 p.m. Fortunately, the Detroit Fire Department responded to the call and extinguished the blaze on the second floor before it spread to the rest of the house.
Public records show the
home was listed as the address of Eminem’s mother,
, from 1989 until 2003, the paper reports. The house has changed hands several times since then. It's currently owned by the Michigan Land Bank , a state authority which manages vacant properties.
It remains unclear how the fire started inside the abandoned home.
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