CUPERTINO (CBS SF) – Flames and thick smoke billowed out of a Cupertino home early Monday, claiming the life of a resident whose body was found in the hallway, authorities said.
Santa Clara County Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Mathiesen said crews responded to reports of a house fire in the 1000 block of Tuscany Place around 4:20 a.m.
The crews that arrived discovered smoke coming from the ceiling and flames on the first floor. A second alarm was quickly called to bring additional resources to the scene.
Firefighters entered the house and discovered the man’s body. This name has not been published. Two other residents were able to safely flee the flames. No other injuries were reported.
The fire was controlled at 6:22 am. One cause is still under investigation.