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County firefighters beat down Los Altos blaze

A house fire in South Los Altos Wednesday (Jan. 31) morning has displaced the occupants, but no one was injured in the blaze.

Los Altos Fire
Courtesy of the Santa Clara County Fire Department
Firefighters survey the scene at a Creston Drive house fire on Jan. 31.

Twenty-five Santa Clara County Fire Department firefighters responded to the home, located in the 10000 block of Creston Drive, at 5:35 a.m., according to a department press release. They could see smoke and flames emanating from the home and discovered the source in the living room, where the flames extended to the adjacent garage.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire by 5:50 a.m., according to the release. The cause remains under investigation.

Fire and smoke damage have forced the home’s occupant to vacate the property, and the American Red Cross is assisting the person, according to the release.

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