Shortly after 5pm, Companies were dispatched to the 200 block of Lexington Ave. for smoke coming from the house. Engine 24 went on location within 2 minutes and reported a 3 story single with smoke showing from the first floor. The crew stretched the 200' to the first floor where they made quick work of the fire containing most of the living room. Mutual Aid assisted with water supply searches and ventilation. The fire was placed under control 30 minutes later. Companies operating were 24,19,16, 22 and R.I.T. 20. No injury's were reported.