Durant firefighters were dispatched at 12:34 p.m. to 1104 Four Seasons Drive, and upon arrival four minutes later, the front porch area and above it was engulfed with flames. The fire also was in the attic and had burned through the roof, according to a fire department report.
Firefighters fought the fire and brought it under control in approximately 20 minutes, containing it to the porch and the attic above the kitchen and den areas of the home.
The rest of the home had heavy damage from water and smoke. The occupants, identified as Tim VanMeter and Gary Smith, were not home, at the time of the fire, according to the fire department.
During an initial search of the home, firefighters found and rescued a cat. The fire caused and estimated $30,000 damage to a home valued at $15,000. Approximately $15,000 of contents were also destroyed, according to the fire department.
Firefighters left the scene at 2:05 p.m., and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.