Topeka fire officials investigate cause of garage fire

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Fire officials are looking into what caused a garage to catch fire in a Topeka neighborhood.

The Topeka Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire at 2244 SW Indian Trail around 10:00 p.m. Saturday. When crews arrived, they found a single story detached garage completely engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to just the garage.

Investigators were unable to determine the cause of the fire after a preliminary investigation. Damages are estimated at $25,000.

A neighboring structure on SW 23rd Street sustained some damage to the siding due to radiant heat from the garage fire. Those damages are estimated at $2,000.

Anyone with information about this incident are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (785)-234-0007.

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