Newport Fire Company was on location in the 6100 block of Hulmeville Road shortly after 1330hrs. While enroute to a cover assignment for Station 88, Engine 9 responded into the scene after a mayday was transmitted at the scene. All hands were in service with fire conditions in the basement. The mayday was cleared quickly by crews on scene and no injuries were reported to any firefighters. Engine 9's crew assisted with checking for extension as well as overhaul of the dwelling.