At 1:03 a.m., firefighters responded to a home in the 13500 block of 3rd Avenue NE to reports of a couch on fire inside the attic of a home. The fire arriving firefighters extinguished the fire in two minutes.
The occupant was evaluated and treated by Fire Paramedics after sustaining minor burn injuries while he attempted to extinguish the fire.
A Seattle Fire Investigator determined it was an accidental fire caused by a cigarette lighter malfunction igniting a couch on the second floor TV room. The estimated loss was $800.