The Cassville Volunteer Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened just before 7:30 a.m. Thursday in the Pursglove area of Monongalia County.
Firefighters said it's not yet clear what started the fire, but the home has been determined to be a total loss. The fire started in the wall on the first floor of the house and quickly spread upstairs.
The woman living in the home, along with her cat and two dogs, all escaped from the home safely.
The investigation is ongoing.