However 22 firemen extinguished the fire before it did extensive damage.
According to reports, the fire began at 6:15 p.m. and was fully extinguished by 8:30 p.m.
“If they didn’t get there when they did, it could have been much worse. It’s a historic home,” a spokesman of the fire department said.
There were no injuries and no evacuations reported..
The cause of the fire has not been determined.