Companies were dispatched to the above address for the dwelling fire. Engine-36 arrived reporting fire showing from the 1st floor and basement of a 2 story twin. Crews went in svc with 1-3/4 lines and reported extension to the 2nd floor. 36-9 requested the 2nd alarm. Fire was travelling the walls & cielings on the "D" side of the dwelling. Crews had the bulk of the fire knocked quickly with a lot of opening up to do to get to the remaining fire. Ladder crews vented the roof while interior crews opened up. The fire was placed under control in approx 40 minutes with extensive overhaul to be done.