Topeka police respond to man on fire at Walmart Neighborhood Market; injuries are serious
Topeka firefighters responded late Saturday to a man on fire in a restroom at Walmart Neighborhood Market, 335 S.W. MacVicar Ave., said Gretchen Spiker, spokeswoman for Topeka's city government.
The man's name and age weren't immediately available. He was taken by American Medical Response ambulance to a Topeka hospital with serious injuries, she said.
Topeka firefighters were called about 8:15 p.m. to the scene, Spiker said.
"Upon arrival, firefighters located an adult male on fire in a bathroom," she said. "TFD personnel immediately worked to get the fire out, and rendered aid to the involved individual."
No one else was hurt, Spiker said.
This cause and circumstances surrounding the fire remained under investigation, she said.
Contact Tim Hrenchir at firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-213-5934.
This article originally appeared on Topeka Capital-Journal: Restroom fire at Topeka neighborhood market seriously injures victim