3 die, 1 hurt in Topeka apartment fire

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Authorities say three people have died and another person has been hurt in a Topeka apartment fire.

Topeka Fire Department Fire Marshal Mike Martin says the fire was reported around 8:20 a.m. Monday at the three-story apartment building in the central part of the city. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the fire was under control by around 9:30 a.m. Fire officials didn’t immediately confirm any additional details.

Most of the damage is on the backside of the building.