NEW CASSEL - Officials say a New Cassel woman jumped out of a window to avoid flames inside her home. 

The fire broke out at a Prospect Avenue home in New Cassel yesterday. 

Firefighters say a woman in her 40s or 50s took a 10-foot leap from an upper window when the blaze broke out. She was not hurt. 

It's believed the fire was started when the woman left a pot on the stove.