UPDATE: 2 family dogs die in early morning garage fire

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Crews battled a fully involved garage fire in the Oakland neighborhood early Wednesday morning that killed two dogs.

8:30 a.m.

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.

3:30 a.m.

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.

2:00 a.m.

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.

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