Lightning Blamed for Morning House Fire

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

Investigators believe a lightning strike is to blame for a Friday morning house fire.

It happened around 7 am, north of Topeka at 6747 Northeast Indian Creek Road. The home was not occupied but it was for sale.

Soldier Township Fire Chief Richard Maginot says the home suffered around $112,000 in damage.

Fire crews from Topeka, Hoyt and Soldier Township all were called to the blaze.

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