At around 10:30 p.m. on the night of Oct. 16, Seattle firefighters responded to a fire in a single family home in the 300 block of 27th Avenue East.
Responders were able to knock down the fire by 11:30 p.m. No one was injured in the blaze.
Fire investigators determined the fire was caused by discarded smoking materials on the duplex's deck. The fire spread to the home itself. Estimated damages are $175,000.
Calls to the Seattle Fire Department public information line were not returned.