Fire at SpaceX facility in Florida causes up to $100,000 in damages, police say

A fire Monday caused between $50,000 and $100,00 in damage to a SpaceX facility in Cocoa, Florida, according to the town's police department.

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Police said the fire was reported just after noon at the Spacex industrial facility on Cidco Road.

When firefighters arrived, they found smoke and fire coming from a storage container which is mostly used to store welding equipment, officials said.

Officers said the fire was extinguished within 10 minuets and may have been caused by an electrical issue.

No injuries we reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation, according to a report.

SpaceX is building a prototype of its interplanetary spaceship at the facility, according to news reports.

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