One person transported to an area hospital following a house fire in Manhattan

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TOPEKA (WIBW)-- The Manhattan Fire Department says one person was transported to an area hospital following a structure fire this Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say the fire started at 2501 of Meadowood Drive. When crews arrived they saw smoke coming from the one story home.

Manhattan Fire say within 20 minutes they were able to extinguish fire located in the basement of the home.

Two people were at home at the time, one individual was transported to the hospital.

Damage is estimated at $35,000.