Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a 1-Alarm on the 400 block of Alger Street around 9:45 a.m.
When first responders arrived, they were met by the resident, who alerted them of a fire in the basement.
Firefighters kept the fire contained to the basement. The fire was extinguished in just under 30-minutes.
A firefighter suffered an ankle injury inside of the structure. He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
There were no other injuries. The Fire Investigation Unit will be investigating to determine the cause.