TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – One dog was killed in a garage fire early Friday morning in east Topeka.
The Topeka Fire Department responded to the fire at 330 SE Kouns St., just northwest of Rice Park, at 3:30 a.m. When crews arrived on scene they reported seeing a detached one story wood frame garage fully involved in a fire.
Crews were able to extinguish the fire, keeping it contained to the structure.
The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental, associated with a wood burning stove within the garage.
The estimated amount of damage is estimated to be $25,000.
The fire department said no working smoke alarms were found in the garage.