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One man burned in Wednesday Topeka fire

One man was burned in a RV fire early Wednesday morning in Topeka.

According to Topeka Fire Marshal Mike Martin, firefighters responded to 205 SE Swygart just before 5:00 a.m. Crews found smoke and flames coming from a recreational vehicle. One 36 year old male victim was found with non-life threatening injuries sustained as a result of this fire.

He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Preliminary investigation indicates the fire cause to be accidental, associated with a malfunctioning propane cooking appliance.

Estimated damages are around $1500.


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