Fire destroys South Topeka business

Forbes Motors Fire

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A fire destroyed a garage and office at a used car lot in south Topeka.

It happened at SW 61st and Topeka Boulevard at Forbes Motors.

The fire began as a permitted grass fire that got out of control when winds picked up Monday evening.

Crews from the Shawnee Heights Fire Department and the 190th Air Refueling Wing responded to put out the fire.

No one was injured, but the building was a total loss.The 13 vehicles on the lot were not damaged.

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