Firefighters from the Marquette City Fire Department responded to the the fire at 505 East Arch Street just before 9pm. Upon arrival firefighters discovered the fire in the basement of the residence.
The fire was confined to the basement, brought under control and extinguished within 30 minutes. The basement sustained some moderate damage.
Firefighters were assisted by the the Marquette Police Department, Ambulance 156, Simco Gas and the Marquette Board of Light and Power.
The fire remains under investigation.