TOPEKA, Kan. — A 7-year-old Topeka boy has died after fire broke out at a home.
Firefighters were called just before 7 a.m. Monday and were told residents were possibly trapped. A news release from the fire department says crews searched the home despite heavy fire and smoke coming from the first floor. A woman and the child were rescued and taken to a hospital. The child, identified as Alexander Servantez, died. Two other people got out on their own.
One has non-life-threatening injuries, and the other was unhurt. The cause of the fire remains under investigation but foul play is not suspected.