NEW CASTLE (KDKA) – A woman escaped a fire at her house in Lawrence County.

Firefighters were called out to the house on Jackson Avenue in New Castle around 11:30 a.m.

The woman says she was cooking French fries and went into her bedroom to work on a Christmas present for one of her cats.

She lost track of time and came back to find her kitchen on fire.

She had six cats and several kittens and is not sure if any were able to make it out of the house except for one.

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