A Kauai woman escaped her burning home, but lost her two cats as a result of a fire.
On Wednesday, officials say a home on Puolo Road in Hanapepe caught fire as well as the carport.
Firefighters arrived at the scene around 10:30 a.m. and extinguished the flames shortly after 11 a.m.
Officials say the woman’s two cats appeared to have died from smoke inhalation.
Damage is estimated to be $300,000.
The cause remains under investigation.