At 0258 Company 34 was dispatched first due to the 7600 block of 25th avenue for the reported house on fire. E342 arrived to find fire showing from the basement and heavy smoke from the first floor. The crew advanced an attack line preformed a quick search extinguished the fire that had extended to the first floor and then held the stairs. Another crew extended a hand line from E342 to the exterior basement entrance and put a quick knock on the basement. The crew from 34 cleared in about 3 hours.