PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Firefighters battled a house fire, Wednesday evening.

The fire happened on Old Farm Rd.

Emergency crews were called to the scene around 5 p.m.

When crews arrived they made a fast attack from inside the home and were able to put out the fire.

One woman was taken to a local area hospital for evaluation, but she is expected to be okay.

Three dogs were rescued from the home. Unfortunately, only one of those dogs survived.

There is no word on what caused the fire at this time.