Arson is being blamed for a house fire near Issaquah Friday morning.

The fire was reported before 4 a.m. in the 15000 block of SE 113th Street.

A fire battalion chief said it started on a porch of the single family home and extended to the attic. Nobody was home.

Authorities said there was evidence indicating the fire was set intentionally.

A neighbor called 911 after hearing a loud crash and seeing a car speed off.

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