Oakland area home damaged in early morning fire
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A home in the Oakland area was damaged early Wednesday morning in a fire.
The Topeka Fire Department was called to the blaze at 738 NE Poplar St. just after 2:30 a.m.
Crews found smoke and heavy flames coming from the back of the home. TFD said it also spread to a detached garage on the property.
During their search, firefighters found no one inside the home at the time of the blaze.
A preliminary investigation found the cause to be undetermined. TFD said the structure suffered $20,000 in damage and another $5,000 in content loss.
The home did not have any working smoke detectors.
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