At 2:30 a.m. this morning the Seattle Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from a five story apartment building located at 1000 Queen Anne Avenue North. Firefighters arrived to find fire in a two bedroom apartment on the second floor of the building. Firefighters evacuated the building and were able to put the fire out in about 15 minutes. Two occupants were treated at the scene for minor smoke inhalation but neither required transport to the hospital.
Fire Investigators determined that the fire was accidental, caused by improper disposal of smoking materials. The fire was contained to one unit and damage was estimated at $125,000.