A home office fire on Thursday, Jan. 3 in Cupertino that caused thousands of dollars in damage was the result of combustible materials stored too close to a space heater, fire officials said.
Santa Clara County Fire responded to a call at 1:43 p.m. in the 10100 block of Orange Avenue, near Stevens Creek Boulevard and Bubb Road, and found the small one-story home on fire.
The fire was contained to the room where the fire started fire officials determined. The fire was put out and firefighters cleared the area at 4:37 p.m.
The homeowner was taken to Kaiser Santa Clara for evaluation, but was uninjured. No other injuries were reporter.
About $40,000 in property loss and $5,000 in content loss was sustained due to the fire.