Firefighters say an East Lansing fire was started when someone accidently left a bag of fireplace embers against the deck.
It started around 6:45 this morning at 869 Beechlawn Court.
The fire spread from the deck into the basement, where parts of the floorboards for the main level were burned.
Damage is estimated at $100,000.
2 adults and one child lived in the unit, they were not hurt.