TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka Fire Department said the condition of the 2-year-old girl involved in Tuesday’s downtown Topeka fire was upgraded to non-critical and stable.
TFD said Friday, investigators believe the fire was caused by a kid in the house playing with a lighter.
The fire happened around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday near Southwest 7th Street and Southwest Polk Street.
Firefighters said when they got to the home family told them a child was trapped inside. The family had tried to get her out, but couldn’t.
Fire crews rescued her and paramedics rushed her to a local hospital.