Family Escapes Before Fire Damages Topeka Home

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A garage is destroyed after a fire damaged one Topeka home.

Topeka Fire Department officials were called to 4335 Southwest 17th Terrace shortly before 6 p.m. to a residential fire.

Upon arrival, firefighters saw flames and heavy smoke coming from the garage. Crews were able to tame the flames shortly after but not before the home's garage was damaged.

Two adults and two children were able to escape from the fire without injury. Red Cross officials are on hand to assist the family.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.