Thick black smoke was coming from the single-story home at 732 S. McDowell Blvd. when firefighters arrived at about 2 p.m., Petaluma fire Battalion Chief Jeff Holden said.
A ball of fire, possibly a meteor, lit up the sky in the Bay Area and beyond early Thursday morning.
A mysterious rock that hit a Novato home may be a meteorite after all.
It turns out an object that hit a Novato home and thought to be a meteorite is just a rock.