Authorities say a 79-year-old woman has died in a house fire in southwest Missouri, along with two cats and a dog.

HOLLISTER — Authorities say a 79-year-old woman has died in a house fire in southwest Missouri, along with two cats and a dog.

KYTV reports  that the Taney County Coroner identified the victim as Betty Sinson.

The Western Taney County Fire Protection District reports that crews responded around 4 p.m. Thursday, found heavy smoke coming from the home and removed the victim. 

The cause of the fire has not been determined but does not appear suspicious in nature.