www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Wichita students among thousands testing state's testing servers -10/28/2014, 4:56 PM

Wichita airfares averaged $415 in second quarter, report says -10/28/2014, 4:56 PM

Man who died in Sedgwick County house fire has been identified -10/28/2014, 4:56 PM

Complaint filed with state, local officials over sales tax campaign -10/28/2014, 4:56 PM

Woman nearly hit by bullet -10/27/2014, 3:54 PM

Traffic stop leads to drug bust -10/27/2014, 4:55 PM

Police investigating series of garage burglaries -10/27/2014, 4:55 PM

Emprise Bank to expand to McPherson -10/27/2014, 4:55 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Fire guts abandoned Topeka church

Published on -10/28/2013, 7:42 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A fire has destroyed an abandoned church in Topeka.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1gT1N4R ) the fire at the old Harrison Street Church was reported Sunday morning. No injuries were reported.

By the time the first crews arrived at the two-alarm fire, flames were shooting out the east side of the building and heavy, black smoke was rolling out of the roof.

Ten fire companies responded to the blaze, which was brought under control by midmorning. Only a shell of the century-old structure remained after the fire. A couple nearby homes also sustained very minor damage from the fire.

A Topeka fire investigator was on the scene to determine the cause of the fire.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos