WAREHAM, Mass. (WPRI) — Firefighters worked to extinguish a two-alarm house fire in Wareham early Sunday morning.

Crews responding to Atlantic Avenue just after midnight say the fire was rapidly spreading.

The fire department says it took about an hour to get the fire under control.

The owner of the home and their pet cat were able to escape safely, crews added.

No word on what caused the fire at this time.