At 0348 hours units were alerted to the area of 54th Place and Farragut Street for the house fire. Engine 92 Truck 9 and the Chief with 12 men arrived at 5405 Farragut Street with fire showing from the basement. Engine 92 stretched a line to the door as the Truck crew gained entry. Crews found fire on the stairs and a room in the basement. Engine 72 advanced a back up line into the first floor to handle some extension. Between Truck 9 and Truck 1 nine ground ladders were thrown to the house. The fire was knocked and the searches were completed before the ten minute mark. Command Chief 9 held the units from 9 for overhaul. Company cleared at 0500.