Around 16:30 hrs, companies were dispatched to the 100 block of Lewis Avenue for a house fire. Engine 24(Captain Carr) made the response with 3 FF's and reported a 2-1/2 story twin with heavy smoke showing. The crew placed a 200' 1-3/4" handline in-service and encountered fire at the top of the steps. Truck 19 assisted with searches and ventilation while Engine 16 stretched a back-up line to the 3rd floor. Crews made quick work of the fire and extension was minimal. Searches were negative and no injuries were reported. Units operating 24,19,16,22,04 RIT's 20 and 56.