TOPEKA, Kan. –The Topeka Fire Department Responded to a structure fire located at 115 NW Grant St. just after 1:00 AM on Sunday July 22, 2018. Upon arrival, fire crews found the single story single family dwelling with smoke and flames showing. Firefighters began an offensive fire attack keeping it confined to the structure of fire origin. Firefighters performed a search of the structure and found it to be vacant.
The Topeka Fire Department Investigation’s Unit responded to perform an origin and cause scene investigation. The following is a brief summary;
- Preliminary investigation indicates the fire cause to be incendiary, (intentionally set).
- Estimated dollar loss – $1,000.00, all of which is associated with structural loss.
- The initial response to this fire involved Three Engine Companies, Two Truck Companies, One Battalion Chief, One Shift Commander and 1 Investigator.
- The fire originated from the exterior of the structure.
Any individuals with information about the circumstances of this fire are being asked to please contact Crime Stoppers at (785)234-0007 or Toll Free at 1-800-222 TIPS (8477).