TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW-TV) Fire officials say smoking may be the cause of a fire that broke out at a Southwest Topeka Apartment Complex Monday morning.
Shawnee County Dispatch told 13 New that fire fighters responded around 1:20 a.m. to an apartment complex at 4843 SW 17th Street.
Battalion Chief Michael Troth told us that fire crews reported fire in a stairwell when they arrived.
Troth said they quickly got it under control and it was put out just after 2 a.m.
Troth also said residents in an upstairs apartment were able to escape through a second floor window. No other injuries were reported.