CHICAGO (CBS) — A electrical fire was suspected as the cause of a blaze at a house in north suburban Evanston Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters battle a fire at a house in north suburban Evanston on Thursday. (Credit: Evanston Fire Department)

Firefighters battle a fire at a house in north suburban Evanston on Thursday. (Credit: Evanston Fire Department)

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At 12:27 p.m., firefighters were sent to a home in the 2400 block of Prospect Avenue, according to a statement from the Evanston Fire Department. Firefighters found a fire in the basement with flames traveling up the interior walls of the house.

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The fire was put out with moderate damage to the home, the department said. The cause remained under investigation Thursday night, but an electrical fire was suspected.

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