Arson Fire in Oakland

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Arson is to blame for a fire in Oakland Sunday evening.

Firefighters received the call just after 5:00.

No one was inside the vacant home at the time of the blaze.

When firefighters arrived flames were shooting out of a window on the front side of the house.

Topeka Fire Investigators estimate damages at $45,000.

$40,000 of that total to the structure and $5,000 in contents.

They say the fire originated in the first floor bedroom.