Authorities at Skywalker Ranch have said a small fire broke out at the facility damaging office furniture and other office type equipment according to Marin County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Giannini. The damage was at a shipping and receiving facility. The fire tool place in the early morning. Thankfully there were no injuries.
The fire was reported around 4:08 a.m. Tuesday. It was contained to the attic area and destroyed one of the large decorative cupolas on the top of the building. The fire was contained at 5:15 a.m., county fire officials said.
The cause was believed to be an electric motor in an exhaust fan in the ceiling. Crews from Ross Valley, Nicasio, Marinwood, San Rafael and Novato fire staffing all were on hand to deal with the fire.