Weekend Topeka fire causes $90,000 damage


Topeka Fire Department (Michael K. Dakota / KSNT)

TOPEKA (KSNT) – An electric dryer malfunction caused more than $90,000 worth of damage to a Topeka home over the weekend according to the Topeka Fire Department.

Firefighters responding to 2000 S.E. Echo Ridge Cir. in Topeka found flames and smoke coming from the single-story wood-frame home. The fire department kept the fire from spreading to any other structures.

One resident escaped the fire with non-life-threatening injuries. Firefighters searched the home and did not find anyone else. The man was taken to a Topeka hospital.

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