Crews battle fire at vacant house in East Topeka

By Phil Anderson
Topeka Capital Journal – November 6, 2018

Photo by Phil Anderson


Topeka fire crews early Monday afternoon responded to a blaze at a vacant house in East Topeka.

The blaze was reported around 1 p.m. at a one-story, boarded-up house at 1506 S.E. 4th. The location was just east of a bridge that goes over the Shunganunga Creek.

Topeka Fire Department Shift Commander Ty Christian said at the scene that crews arrived to find light smoke showing from the residence.

Firefighters made quick work of the blaze and were ventilating the house of smoke as of 1:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

A Topeka Fire Department investigator was being called to the scene to determine the cause of the blaze.


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