Wheeling Firefighters were called to the scene of a house fire at 315 South York Street on Wheeling Island Sunday afternoon, January 3.
An occupant at the address called 911 around 2:43 p.m., and informed dispatchers the house was on fire. When the first responding engine company arrived on scene, flames could be seen coming from the front room and porch area of the house.
Firefighters were able to get the fire under control quickly and rescue two cats inside. No one else was injured. Ohio County Animal Control was called to care for the animals.
Investigators will work to determine a cause.