TOPEKA — Officials are investigating the cause of a fatal Friday morning house fire.
Just before 2 a.m., fire crews responded to the fire located at 2949 SW Burlingame Road in Topeka, according to Fire Captain Michael G. Martin.
Upon arrival, fire crews reported smoke and flames visible from the single story wood framed house. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire; one fire victim was located within the residence.
Estimated structural dollar loss is $40,000 structure, $10,000 content loss.
The home had working smoke alarms at the time of the fire.