TAYLORSVILLE — Firefighters were battling a house fire Monday night.

The fire started inside the basement of a home at 4990 S. 1130 West just after 9 p.m.

"It's been a very difficult fire," Unified Fire Authority spokesman Jay Fearnley said around 10:30 p.m. "The fire is pretty much out, but it's still in the walls and the floor."

Officials were not able to determine the cause of the fire or give damage estimates.