TOPEKA (KSNT) – Emergency crews are responding to a house fire in Topeka on Wednesday which may have been started by a lightning strike.

The Topeka Fire Department, American Medical Response and the Topeka Police Department responded to a house fire at 2933 SW Foxcroft Ct. that began around 1:35 p.m. The fire appeared to be coming out of the roof of the house as firefighters on scene tried to extinguish the blaze.

A 27 News reporter on the scene spoke with the fire department who said that the fire may have been started by a lightning strike. Investigators are currently trying to determine what the exact cause of the fire is now.

(Photo By/Autumn Denham)

More information will be posted here as it becomes available.