EDMOND, Oklahoma - Firefighters reported to the scene of a house fire early Friday morning in Edmond.

According to report, crews responded to a house fire around 2:30 a.m. near Memorial Road and Eastern Avenue

The fire started in the fireplace chimney, and spread to the attic. 

Regarding the upkeep and safety regulations of fireplaces, fire officials said, "they need to be maintained and cleaned out every year by a professional."

The homeowner and two cats were inside the home. The homeowner was able to get out, and the fire department rescued two cats. There were no injuries reported, according to firefighters.

All damage to the house is currently unknown.

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