Topeka firefighters put out apartment fire near downtown

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - An apartment fire near downtown Topeka was put out quickly before it spread to other units.

Fire crews were called to the Harrison Street Apartment at 12th and Harrison around midnight Friday.

When they arrived on scene, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from a third floor apartment.

The building was evacuated as a safety precaution while firefighters put out the fire.

Officials say the fire started in the kitchen and was contained to the one apartment.

No one was hurt in the fire, and residents in other apartments were allowed to return to their homes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.