A fire damaged a vacant home in Reading.

The blaze was reported shortly before 6 p.m. inside the home at 40 North 10th Street, between Court and Walnut streets.

The fire appears to have started in the basement and spread through the first floor, according to officials on the scene.

Items inside the home, they said, helped to fuel the fire.

There were no reports of injuries.

The city fire marshal's office is searching for the cause.