A house fire broke out Saturday evening around 5:00 PM.
The Oskaloosa Fire Department was called the fire in the 1000 block of First Avenue West where a house was engulfed in flames. The fire was quickly contained by firefighters. No one was home at the time except for the family dog.
Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Services, along with the Oskaloosa Police Department, were there to look after the dog, Tank, until animal control could arrive on scene.
The cause of this fire is still under investigation. No damage estimates have been released.