A Vanderburgh County farmhouse went up in flames Friday afternoon. It happened on Motz Lane in northwest Vanderburgh County. Dispatchers say they got the call around 2:40 and, by the time they arrived on the scene, it was a roaring fire with lots of smoke. German and Scott Township firefighters responded to the blaze and called for back up. McCutchanville and Wadesville fire departments also joined in the fight. Officials say the house is a total loss.