Investigation underway after garage catches fire

TOPEKA (KSNT)-  Fire crews battled heavy smoke in the rain after a  garage caught fire.

The fire happened shortly after 8 p.m. in the 1200 block of SW MacVicar.  Fire crews first at the scene reported seeing heavy fire from a partially collapsed detached garage. The fire spread to the nearby home, but was quickly extinguished.

One occupant home at the time was able to escape unharmed. The cause is still undetermined, but fire investigators estimate there to be $60,000 worth of damage to the home. An adjacent nearby structure also sustained $35,000 worth of damage.

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