Structure fire closes part of road in central Topeka


TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A fire Thursday afternoon in central Topeka shut down part of a road near Washburn University.

Topeka Police Dispatch said the structure fire was first reported at 12:49 p.m. in the 1500 block of SW 17th Street.

The fire was reported to be out just after 1:00 p.m. and no injuries were reported.

Crews shut down the area of 17th Street near Washburn Ave. for a couple hours while they continued to investigate the area. It was reported to be back open around 2:30 p.m.

KSNT News will update as new information becomes available.

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