Fire damages Shaw Place home in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A Saturday evening fire heavily damaged a home at 11 Shaw Place, according to the Morgantown Fire Department.

Firefighters found the home full of smoke around 7:30, then found a fire in the basement. The fire was brought under control in about 15 minutes.

The home owner was able to get several cats out of the home before firefighters arrived. Damage estimate to the home is approximately $60,000.

The investigation into the cause is underway.