Fire damages house near SE 17th and Kansas Ave early Wednesday morning

Topeka, KANSAS – TFD officials said this incident occurred around 12:41 early Wednesday morning.

It happened near SE 17th and Kansas Ave.

Topeka Fire Department crews responded to a report of a structure fire.

The responding crews saw flames and smoke coming from the home.

Firefighters worked for nearly four hours to extinguish the fire.

The house appeared to be under construction.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.