One person was able to escape from a fire in Walsenburg early Saturday morning.

The Huerfano County Office of Emergency Management said firefighters went to a home in the 100 block of Tyler Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

About 16 firefighters came out to help put out the flames, Huerfano County officials said. No one was hurt.

A litter of small kittens was found during the fire. The county said they were turned over to the Walsenburg Police Department for temporary care.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.