Fire damages north Topeka apartment house


A fire in a shed next to an apartment house at 924 NW Jackson Street caused residents to evacuate early Monday morning.

The fire destroyed the shed and damaged one of the apartments. Fire officials said the blaze started in the shed sometime before 1 a.m., but the exact cause remains under investigation.

Damage is estimated at a total of $3,000. There were no injuries and all ten residents were able return to their apartments later Monday morning.

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