An early Monday morning fire in Topeka was likely intentionally set.

Fire crews were called to 320 SE Golden Avenue shortly after 4:30 a.m. Monday.

Upon arrival, fire crews reported heavy smoke and flames showing throughout residence. A search of the structure revealed no one was in the home at the time of the fire. The owner was on site to provide assistance and information to responding firefighters.

Working smoke detectors were NOT found within the structure.