Fire Does $25,000 Damage

TOPEKA, Kan. - The Topeka Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 919 SE 12th Street, shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Monday, April 06, 2009.

First arriving fire officials reported a fully involved structure fire. Fire officials were notified that all occupants had exited the building safely, prior to fire department arrival.

Firefighters were able to quickly get the fire under control but not before significant damage had already been done.

The Topeka Fire Department’s Investigations Unit was notified and responded to this incident to assist with an investigation. The investigation revealed:
• Cause (of this fire) – undetermined
• Origin – undetermined
• Estimated dollar loss - $25,000.00 (twenty-five thousand dollars); $15,000.00 was estimated property loss and $10,000.00 was estimated content damage/loss.


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