Whitney Point, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Space heaters present a higher risk for house fires, especially this time of year.
Fire officials said that's what caused home to catch fire in Whitney Point.
It happened just before 7 p.m. at 7318 Collins St.
Investigators said a space heater sparked a fire in a first floor bedroom.
The fire was put out within a matter of minutes, which investigators said it the fire from spreading through the rest of the home.
No injuries were reported.