Sep 26, 2021 12:00 PM

Police investigating fatal Kansas house fire

Posted Sep 26, 2021 12:00 PM
Sunday morning fatal house fire in Topeka- photo courtesy WIBW TV
Sunday morning fatal house fire in Topeka- photo courtesy WIBW TV

SHAWNEE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a fatal Kansas house fire.

Just after 7:30a.m. Sunday, Fire crews and American Medical Response were sent to report of a house fire in the 300 block of NE Spruce Lane in Topeka, according to Lt. Aaron Jones.

Fire crews found a man and removed him from the residence as others continued to battle the fire. First responders determined the man was deceased under suspicious circumstances, according to Jones.

American Medical Response requested Topeka Police respond to the scene. Topeka Police Detectives and Fire Investigators from the City and State are currently working together to investigate the incident.