TOPEKA (KSNT) – Fire fighters battled an early Thursday morning fire at Raceway Inn.
The fire was reported around 4 a.m. in the 6700-block of Southwest Topeka Blvd.
A Kansas First News photographer spoke to fire fighters on the scene.
Officials report a maintenance man was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation. He reportedly tried to put out the fire with a hose and got too close.
Authorities say six people are being helped by the red cross after being displaced.