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Arson suspected in Monday fire

A Monday morning fire in Topeka is a suspected arson case.

Firefighters were called shortly after 5 a.m. to 1624 SW Western.

Crews reported light smoke coming from the eaves of the dwelling.

A search of the dwelling revealed no one in the home at the time of the fire.

The fire was extinguished, keeping it contained to a bedroom of the dwelling.

Estimated loss is just over $10,000. There were no working smoke detectors.


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