Crews fight morning SW Topeka house fire

Fire crews at scene of fire on SW Lane (KSNT - Rocky Arnold)
Fire crews at scene of fire on SW Lane (KSNT - Rocky Arnold)

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1813 SW Lane St. in Topeka shortly before 5 Wednesday morning.

Crews reported seeing heavy smoke and fire coming from at the rear of the structure, within the second story level.

A search of the interior of the structure revealed that the property was vacant at the time of the fire and was void of all personal contents.  The fire was extinguished, keeping it contained to the structure of fire origin.  The structure sustained significant damage throughout, as a result of this fire.  No injuries were reported during this incident.

Early investigation indicates the fire was intentionally set and the total amount of damage to be $50,000.

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