No injuries in early morning Olympia house fire

Four residents and their pets escaped unharmed from a house fire Tuesday morning.

The fire at 512 East Bay Drive was reported at 2:07 a.m., according to a news release. Callers to 911 reported seeing flames.

Units from the Olympia Fire Department arrived at 2:10 a.m. and found a small area of flames on the exterior of the older two-story home. Fire was confined to some exterior siding and roof eve and was out at 2:20 a.m.

The residents were back in the home by 3 a.m., according to the fire department.

The cause is undetermined. One resident told investigators they might have thrown a smoldering item out of the window earlier in the evening.

Jerre Redecker: 360-754-5422, @jredecker