Crews respond to house fire in east Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Emergency crews responded to a fully involved structure fire Monday morning in east Topeka.

The was reported just after 9:00 a.m. in the 300 block of Southeast Liberty, just south of Ripley Park.

The Topeka Police Shift Commander tells KSNT News there was an early report of someone inside the home but crews did not find anyone. Neighbors said there is a woman who lives in the home. Red Cross will try to provide services to her but she has not been located at this time.

The fire was put out within 10 minutes after crews arrived on scene.

No injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

The estimated amount of damage is $18,000.

Anyone with information about the circumstances of this fare are beign asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.


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