A fire reported about 2:22 p.m. Oct. 7 at a vacant home at 1521 N. 28th is under investigation, fire officials said.
Fire crews saw thick smoke coming from the home when they arrived within 3 minutes of the call, according to a Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department spokesman.
The fire was located in an upstairs bedroom of the 1.5-story home.
Firefighters contained the fire to the room and attic.
It is considered suspicious and is under investigation, the spokesman said.
The loss was estimated at $20,000 to the $40,000 home.