Firefighters were called to a familiar scene Tuesday afternoon when rubble from an earlier Bay Terraces house fire began emitting smoke.
The first fire at the home in the 500 block of Palmwood Drive started at about 7 a.m., according to the San Diego Fire Department.
Firefighters quickly knocked the fire down after arriving.
Then, at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, rubble inside the home started smoking. Firefighters returned to the home to put out the smoke.