A woman's home of more than 20 years was damaged after a fire broke out early Monday morning. The fire was reported on Willowbranch Drive around 7:30 a.m. Authorities reported neighbors noticed heavy smoke pouring from the home and immediately called 911. Upon their arrival, crews were able to contain the blaze to the home's kitchen area. The residence is deemed unlivable due to smoke and water damage. The homeowner was not home when the fire sparked. Her three pets were not injured in the fire.The cause of the fire remains under investigation.