Woman dies in Topeka house fire

Published: Aug. 15, 2016 at 12:23 PM CDT
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Authorities say a woman has been killed in a Topeka house fire.

The Topeka Capital-Journal ( ) reports that city workers noticed smoke coming from the home early Monday while passing by the area. When fire crews arrived, flames were coming from the roof.

Firefighters found an unresponsive woman inside the house. She was rushed to a Topeka hospital, where she died. Her name wasn't immediately released.

Topeka Fire Marshal Mike Martin says the cause of the fire hasn't been determined.


Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal,

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