TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka firefighters responded to a fire at the Rose Villa nursing home on Saturday night.
Crews said around 10:00 p.m. they were called to a fire at 2075 SW Fillmore Street. They found smoke in the hallways and a person who had life threatening injuries from a fire.
Paramedics rushed the person to a local hospital in critical condition.
The fire was out when crews arrived. Investigators believe it was started accidentally by someone not properly throwing away smoking materials.