TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Fire Department responded to a house fire on Wednesday.

According to the TFD, a vacant home located at 616 SE Leland St. was fully engulfed in fire and threatened a nearby home. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

“We do have a lot of vacant houses in Topeka, and we need your help making sure that if you see someone squatting in one of those houses, or one of those vacant structures that’s not secure that you call the police department, you call property maintenance so those houses can be secured,” said Alan Stahl, Topeka Fire Marshal.