Durand house considered a total loss after fire

DURAND, Ill. (WIFR) -- A house in Durand is considered a total loss after a fire Monday morning.

It happened around 9:30 a.m. at 607 E. Main Street. The Durand Fire Department believes it started accidentally.

One woman was home at the time and was able to get out safely. One cat in the home perished in the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.