AP: Firefighters: Woman found critically injured in Topeka fire


TOPEKA, Kan. — Officials say a woman is fighting for her life after being found critically injured in a fire that consumed an abandoned commercial building in Topeka.

The Topeka fire Department says in a news release that crews were called around 8:30 p.m. Sunday to a fire in a single-story masonry commercial building that firefighters believed to be vacant. During a search of the building, firefighters found an unresponsive woman and rushed her to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Her name has not been released.

An investigation showed the blaze was likely started by a “warming fire.”


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