Topeka firefighters save dog while battling house fire; cause remains under investigation

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(Courtesy Photo/Topeka Fire Department)

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka firefighters saved a dog while battling a house fire Thursday evening.

(Courtesy Photo/Topeka Fire Department)

The Topeka Fire Department asked the public to avoid the area. Dispatch received multiple calls about a visible plume of smoke coming from a home near Southeast 13th and Lawrence Street.

No person was inside the home, but there was a dog inside during the fire, according to emergency crews at the scene. They were able to get the dog out safely and used CPR to revive it, and put the fire out.

Investigators said the cause of the fire remains undetermined while the investigation continues.

There is about $12,500 worth of damage, including both structural and content loss.

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