TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Crews battled a fully involved garage fire in the Oakland neighborhood early Wednesday morning that killed two dogs.
Firefighters investigating estimate the loss is close to $10,500.
Three engine companies, two truck companies and two Chief Officers responded to the home.
The investigation revealed there were not working smoke detectors in the house.
Firefighters put out the flames in about 15 to 20 minutes, according to fire officials.
Fire investigators are looking into a definite cause, but preliminary results indicate a lamp could be to blame, according to crews on scene.
Firefighters responded to a call around 1:49 a.m. to a fire in the 500 block of Northeast Ohio Avenue. The garage of the home was fully engulfed when the Topeka Fire Department arrived.
This is a developing story and KSNT will provide more details as they become available.