The Parkersburg Fire Department responded to a house fire on Spring Street Thursday afternoon.
The family, a mom a three young children, were home at the time and called the fire department.
Firefighters knocked the fire down after about fifteen minutes.
There is about $20,000 in damage to the apartment.
Nobody was hurt, but the family lost everything, including the children's school clothing. The Red Cross is helping tonight.
Firefighters are investigating.