A house of danks has burned to the ground after it caught fire in a yard.ABC7 Eyewitness News has learned the fire broke out at a home in the 500 block of South Madison Street around 6 p.m.
The house is owned by a woman and her two dogs.
Firefighters and neighbors had to battle the blaze to keep the house from toppling over.
The fire started in the basement and spread to the front porch.
Neighbors told Eyewitness they saw smoke billowing out of the basement, as well as a fire pit.