Everyone safe after early morning house fire

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Crews battled a house fire in southeast Shawnee County early Friday morning.

According to Shawnee Heights First District Battalion Chief Justin Zuperku, firefighters arrived at 4830 SE Tecumseh Road around 4:45 a.m. Two people inside the home were able to get out safely before firefighters arrived. There were no injuries

Zuperku said when fire crews arrived, there was heavy fire in the rear of the house. The home was heavily damaged and investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire. There is no damage estimate at this point.

Fire crews from the Kansas Air National Guard and MTAA also helped fight the fire. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office helped with traffic control and AMR was on standby as well.

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