New details in West Topeka garage fire

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — The Topeka Fire Department responded to a garage fire at 3805 SW 12th St. in West Topeka.

Fire crews responded to the fire just after 9:00 p.m., Saturday night and were able to contain the fire to the garage.

Topeka Fire tells KSNT News the resident of the home was able to evacuate without injures.

A preliminary investigation indicates the fire was not intentionally set and was most-likely caused by improper disposal of smoking related materials.

The estimated dollar loss in the fire was $45,000. A nearby structure sustained minor heat damage as a result of the fire.


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