Topeka apartment building damaged in fire; 1 hospitalized

October 01, 2020 - 1:04 pm

One person is hospitalized after a pre-dawn fire damaged an apartment building in Topeka. 

Firefighters were called to the apartment complex around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. One occupant initially refused to leave. Once the fire was out, crews coaxed that person out. That person is hospitalized.

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Authorities didn’t immediately have a condition report but the injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Damage to the complex is estimated at $125,000.

Police believe the fire began in a kitchen on the second floor.

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