RALEIGH — A small but smoky fire drove three residents from a duplex home at 801 Atwater St. early Monday, firefighters said.
Firefighters said they found a moderate smoke condition at the back of the building after being dispatched at 4:18 a.m.
They declared the fire under control 12 minutes later, according to a fire department report.
Fire investigators said the cause was accidental.
Both apartments were listed as uninhabitable, though 10 percent of the overall structure was damaged.