VIDEO: 2-alarm fire causes $1 million damage to Cupertino home near elementary school, dog missing


CUPERTINO (KRON) — A 2-alarm house fire in Cupertino caused an estimated $1 million in damage to a home near an elementary school on Thursday afternoon, according to firefighters.

Crews are still working to put out the fire. A dog is missing in the fire that broke out at around 4 p.m.

The two-story house is located in the 10000 block of Flora Vista Avenue, near Garden Gate Elementary School.

Fire officials first tweeted about the fire at 4:50 p.m. At 5:06 p.m., they noted that Flora Vista Avenue was closed between Gardena and Greenleaf drives.

About 40 firefighters responded in five engines and two trucks.

One HAZMAT unit, two rescue units and three chief officers along with personnel from the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office also responded, according to fire officials.

Responding crews saw smoke en route to the fire and reported very windy conditions. No injuries have been reported.

At 5:30 p.m., fire officials reported that a family dog was missing.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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