North Topeka House Fire Under Investigation

By: 13 News (Posted by Josh Mabry)
By: 13 News (Posted by Josh Mabry)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Investigator say a house fire in North Topeka was incendiary in nature.'

Firefighters responded to 1928 NE Monroe around 9:40 am Wednesday.

Heavy smoke could be seen as crews arrived at the residence. Fire officials say a Topeka Police officer who was first on the scene entered the home and located the resident, who eventually got out on her own.

She was taken to a local hospital to be checked out for what were considered minor injuries.

Investigators say the fire started in the approximate center of a bedroom in the northwest corner of the home.

Westar Energy responded to the incident, and disconnected power lines from the home.

Fire officials say the fire did $55,000 damage.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 224236351 -
Gray Television, Inc.