Kansas Arson Suspect Arrested: Was Governor's Mansion Targeted?!?

Investigation still underway . . .

Here are the basics . . .

Topeka Fire Marshal Alan Stahl said Topeka firefighters were called about 1:42 p.m. to a report of a large grass fire on the governor's mansion grounds near S.W. 6th and Governor's View.

Cedar Crest is located northeast of that location at 1 S.W. Cedar Crest Road.

As Topeka firefighters worked to put out the blaze, Topeka police arrested a man who had been observed setting the fire, Stahl said.

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Fire burns 6 acres on governor's mansion grounds. Man arrested in connection with arson.

A man was arrested in connection with arson Monday after a grass fire, which took nearly two hours to contain, burned six acres on the grounds of Cedar Crest, the state's governor's mansion, an official said. No buildings were damaged and no one was hurt.