No injuries after tow truck catches fire near Topeka Ramada inn

(KSNT Photo/Molly Patt) @MollyPattKSNT

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – No injuries were reported after a tow truck caught fire near a downtown Topeka hotel.

The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Jefferson, near the Ramada Inn.

Witnesses told KSNT News Reporter Molly Patt the driver was able to get out safely.

This took place near where a gas leak occurred earlier causing approximately 200 people to evacuate the Ramada Inn and nearby businesses.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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