Used car business destroyed in fire at S.W. 61st, Topeka Blvd.

By Steve Fry
Topeka Capital Journal – May 5, 2014

Fire destroyed a one-story garage and office at a used car lot at S.W. 61st and Topeka Boulevard Monday evening.

Firefighters from the Shawnee Heights fire department and the 190th Air Refueling Wing responded to the scene and continued to put out the fire after it spread north from the building into a large pile of brush. Several firefighters were getting their blood pressure checked and drinking bottles of water a short distance from the smoking building.

No one was injured in the fire, and 13 pickup trucks and cars lining the lot on the west side and several by the building appeared to be undamaged.

Gwen Romine, KSFFA Webmaster