Fire that started about 1 a.m. Sunday caused $50,000 damage to a home at 4 E. Heritage Road in Amherst, Amherst fire officials said.
The fire was extinguished by Getzville Fire Company, which left the scene about 1 1/2 hours later. No one was home at the time.
Fire investigators said the blaze may have been caused by an electrical malfunction in the attic. Fire officials pegged damage at $25,000 to the structure and $25,000 to contents.