On Weds Jan 3rd at approximately 0700 hours, District 23 was dispatched to District 19 for a reported dwelling fire. CFM 1 arrived first and confirmed a working fire. 2316, 2313 and 2323 responded and arrived going into service with 1 3/4 hand lines. The fire had already spread to the second floor prior to their arrival and the evacuation order was given by the IC. The interior crews backed out and went to a defensive position with ladder pipes. The fire was placed under control at about the one hour mark. The district returned without incident at approximately 1200 hours.