Early morning fire at southeast Topeka townhouse under investigation

By Ryan Ogle
WIBW News Now – January 30, 2017

Authorities are investigating an early morning fire at a townhouse in southeast Topeka.

The fire at 2707 SE Golden was reported just after 3 a.m. Monday by a neighbor who called 911 after waking up to the smell of smoke.

According to a release, fire crews responded to the scene and saw light smoke coming from a townhouse at the north end of the complex. Further investigation revealed a small fire burning in the living room.

Firefighters searched the home twice and confirmed it was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

Crews were able to put out the flames before they spread to the rest of the townhome.

Authorities have not yet determined what caused the fire. It remains under investigation.

The blaze caused an estimated $30,000 in damages.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
KSFFA’s Fire News Blog Home Page

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