UPDATED: Reported House Fire on Freeman Street in Newton

The fire was in a 1.5-story Cape house and went to two alarms, according to scanner reports.

Updated 1:30 p.m.

Check out this story for updates from the scene on Freeman Street.

11:45 a.m. Scanner reports indicate the fire has been knocked down and some crews are being released from the scene.

Posted earlier:

Newton Fire Department crews are responding to 64 Freeman St. this morning for a reported house fire. 

As of 11:30 a.m., a second alarm had been struck for a fire that started in the basement and extended up into the home, according to scanner reports. 

The house is a 1.5-story Cape house, according to scanner reports. 

As of 11:40 a.m., the main body of the fire had been knocked down, according to scanner reports, and crews had started "extensive" overhaul. 

Stay tuned to Patch for more details on this story. 

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