3453 SW Burlingame Rd. The Cascade Apartments Fire Incident Topeka, KS

Topeka, Kan. – The Topeka Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 3453 SW Burlingame Road #202 Topeka, KS just before 12:00 PM on Sunday March 11, 2018.  Upon arrival, fire crews reported light smoke and flames showing from two apartment balconies.  The fire spread from the balcony of apartment #202 to the balcony of apartment #302.  The fire was quickly extinguished and the smoke was ventilated from several apartments within building C.

A Topeka Fire Department Investigation’s Unit responded to the fire scene to assist.

The Following is a brief summary from the Fire Investigation Unit;

  • Preliminary investigation indicates the fire cause to be Undetermined, however more likely than not associated with discarded smoking material that had fallen.
  • There were no reported injuries associated with this fire incident.
  • Estimated structural dollar loss is $10,000.  No content dollar loss is associated with this fire, the fire did breach the interior of the first floor storage room.
  • This fire had a response of three (3) Engine Companies, two (2) Truck Companies, two (2) Chief Officers and an Investigator.