Man escapes fire in Topeka with his 2 dogs late Sunday night

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Firefighters worked late Sunday to control heavy flames in a house fire that may have been an arson.

Crews were called to the 900 block of SE Wood Street around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night. A man in the home was woken up by his two dogs and found the house on fire. He was able to escape with the dogs out the back door.

The fire department confirmed no one else was inside. Officials are still investigating.

Early investigation indicates the fire may have been intentionally set.

The estimated dollar loss is $13,000.

Any individuals with information about the circumstances of this fire are being asked to please contact Crime Stoppers at (785)234-0007

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