The Topeka Fire Department responded to 1212 SE 36th Terrace, Topeka, shortly after 5:17 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
First on scene fire crews found a fire in the residence and were able to quickly extinguish the fire. The incident commander requested a fire investigator to respond to the scene to conduct an origin and cause investigation. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
The cause of the fire is being classified as intentionally set, a person of interest was located and questioned. No arrest have been made in regard to this incident at this time.