The Independence Fire Department responded to a house fire around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Farview Drive.

The Independence Fire Department responded to a house fire around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Farview Drive.

The department says the fire was contained to the basement and smoke filtered through the structure.

There were no injuries.

The cause could be an electrical malfunction but an official cause has yet to be determined.

A monetary loss hasn’t been determined.