UPDATE: Electrical malfunction likely cause of early morning fire

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TOPEKA (KSNT) – Fire investigators say an early morning fire in north Topeka caused an estimated $20,000 in damage.

The fire was reported just after 4 a.m. at 1701 NW Topeka Boulevard. That address shows a business name of HF Rubber Machinery.

When crews arrived, they found smoke and flames coming from the building. A preliminary investigation shows the cause to be likely due to an electrical malfunction.

Damage has been placed at $20,000. No one was inside the building and there were no injuries.

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