TOPEKA (KSNT) – A house fire at 1617 SW Central Park Ave. caused nearly $2,000 in damage to a vacant home.
A preliminary investigation indicates the cause of the fire was arson, according to the Topeka Fire Department.
Crews arrived just after 5:45 a.m. to the scene and found smoke coming from the rear of the two-story building. They were able to extinguish the fire before it spread.
There were no working smoke detectors found in the home.