METAIRIE -- Investigators are trying to find out what caused a fire early morning Sunday that left a woman dead.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to the 4300 block of Anthony Street just after 3 a.m.

When the fire was reported, callers told dispatchers the home was fully engulfed in flames.

Authorities said once the fire was put out, firemen found the body of a woman who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said the woman was alone in the house when the fire broke out. Her name is being withheld pending family notification.

Anyone with information about this house fire is asked to call the Jefferson Parish Investigations Bureau at (504) 364-5300.