Morning fire causes $300K damage to Topeka business

Fire crews respond to fire at 2830 SW Fairlawn Monday morning (Rocky Arnold - Kansas First News)
Fire crews respond to fire at 2830 SW Fairlawn Monday morning (Rocky Arnold - Kansas First News)

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 5:35 Monday morning at Pizagle’s located at 2830 Fairlawn Road.

Upon arrival light smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the structure.  Suppression crews entered the structure and found smoke throughout the building.  After a search of the structure, fire was located in the attic space.  The fire was quickly extinguished, confining the damage to the structure.

Investigation revealed the origin of the fire was in the attic of the structure.  This fire is being classified as accidental, more likely than not associated with the failure of an electrical branch circuit.

The estimated cost of damage is $300,000.

No injuries were reported.

Pizagles will be closed until further notice.

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