ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — An investigation is underway, after fire gutted a house in St. Joseph early Wednesday morning.

The fire was reported around 4:15 a.m. Oct. 28, in the 4500 block of Rock Springs Road. Firefighters found the residence fully involved with they arrived on scene. According to the fire department, the home owner had recently moved to another residence.

A cat left at the house did not survive.