Basement fire under investigation in West Philadelphia

Firefighters battled a stubborn basement blaze inside a house in West Philadelphia.

The fire broke out before 6 a.m. at the intersection of 58th and Catherine streets.

Smoke and flames damaged the house. Crews also checked neighboring homes for damage.

It took firefighters about a half an hour to get the blaze under control.

So far, there is no word on any injuries.

The fire marshal is working to determine what sparked the blaze.
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