Topeka fire claims life of 25-year old man

Kennedy Karioki Ndungu

July 14, 2018 - 6:43 pm

A house fire in Topeka has claimed the life of a 25-year old man.

The Topeka Fire Department has identified the man that was found dead at a south Topeka house fire early Friday morning, as 25-year-old Kennedy Karioki Ndungu of Topeka.

Fire crews responded to the blaze on Burlingame road just after 1:30 a.m. on Friday morning. The fire was confined primarily to the porch, but the rest of the home sustained heavy smoke damage. 

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

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