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Woman found dead after South Austin apartment fire

AUSTIN, TX – Officials with the Austin Fire Department discovered a woman had been killed as the result of an apartment fire Monday morning.

According to KVUE, the fire was reported by a neighbor at the apartment complex at 1304 Mariposa Drive at about 8:12 a.m. Police say other neighbors forced their way into the apartment. However, it was too hot and smokey to safely navigate or rescue the occupant.

The fire was extinguished shortly after AFD arrived at the scene. Unfortunately, they discovered the woman had already been dead by that time.

The victim is said to be an elderly woman in her 70s. Her identity is being withheld at this time. Details regarding the cause of the fire remain under investigation.

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Person in serious condition after fiery car vs motorcycle crash in S Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital in critical condition after a vehicle reportedly caught on fire during a motorcycle crash in south Austin early today, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 3000 block of E Ben White Blvd in the Parker Lane area, just after 12:45 a.m. when a car and a motorcycle collided.

One person was declared a trauma alert, then was taken to South Austin Medical Center with serious injuries thought to be potentially life-threatening.

Authorities did not reveal the circumstances of the crash or the identities of the drivers.

ATCEMS warned travelers in the area to expect traffic delays and road closures as investigators surveyed the scene.

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Convenience store destroyed in suspicious fire

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Investigators with the San Antonio Police Department are looking into the cause of a fire that caused significant damage to a south side convenience store early Thursday morning.

According to News 4 San Antonio, the fire began shortly before 1:00 a.m. at the convenience store within the 1300 block of Rosevelt Avenue near the intersection with Felisa Street.

The store was closed at the time of the fire. Firefighters cut the lock to gain entry to the store in order to extinguish the fire.

No injures have been reported as a result of the incident as of yet. However, the damages have been estimated at $700,000.


Vehicle fire reported in East Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Fire and emergency services responded to a collision with a reported vehicle fire in East Austin Tuesday evening.

According to the official Twitter page of Austin – Travis County EMS, the crash occurred shortly before 6:00 p.m. near the intersection of Farm-to-Market 969 Road and Gilbert Road.

Initial reports were of two vehicles involved in the crash and one vehicle had caught fire as a result.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the collision. However, authorities are advising motorists to avoid the area throughout Tuesday night while the crash is investigated and cleared from the roadway.

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Firefighter injured in Ridgewood Village house fire

AUSTIN, TX – A firefighter was injured while fighting a blaze on East Canyon Circle in the Ridgewood neighborhood this morning, according to the Twitter account of the Austin Fire Department.

The accident was reported by AFD this morning at 6:18 a.m. at 100 East Canyon Circle.

The fire began reportedly because of a propane barbecue left unattended with damage done mostly to the exterior of the house, and minor fire and smoke damage to the interior of the structure.

A firefighter received a minor injury to his hand in the blaze.

The fire has been ruled accidental.

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Williamson County collision kills one

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TX – Emergency services in Williamson County responded to a fatal collision along Interstate 35 Monday night.

The crash happened within the 12200 block of the I-35 frontage road southbound at approximately 5:00 p.m., according to KXAN.

Fire and EMS officials arrived on the scene to find one victim had died as a result of the crash. No reports of any other injuries have been released as of Tuesday night.

The circumstances that led up to the deadly collision are still under investigation.

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Explosion occurs as a result of a San Antonio house fire

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Fire officials in San Antonio put out a blaze in a residential home that resulted in a small explosion early Wednesday morning.

According to KSAT, officials responded to the fire within the 6000 block of Beaver Trail, northwest of downtown, shortly before 4:30 a.m..

The blaze began in an attic on the top floor of the home and spread to an HVAC unit causing a small explosion. No one was injured as a result of the fire. Officials believe the home is still inhabitable.

Arson is not suspected at this time.

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Ten people displaced after San Antonio fire

SAN ANTONIO, TX –  Fire officials in San Antonio responded to an apartment fire that caused significant damage southwest of downtown early Tuesday morning.

According to KENS, the fire was reported at about 1:30 a.m. within the 1700 block of Mayfield Boulevard a few blocks from Pearsall Park.

Authorities believe the fire began outside the building. Aside from that, no further information regarding the cause of the blaze has been released. Ten people were left without a home as a result of the fire. Luckily, no injuries have been reported.

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Vehicle fire closes lanes on I-35

ROUND ROCK, TX – Authorities in Round Rock were forced to shut down southbound lanes on Interstate 35 following a crash Monday night.

According to KXAN, the fire began on I-35 near Hesters Crossing Road at about 8:40 p.m. No information on if any injuries were sustained in the fire has been made available as of yet.

Officials have closed at least one lane along I-35 at Round Rock and are advising motorists find an alternate route while the fire is investigated and cleared form the Freeway

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One dead, one injured in Mustang Ridge house fire

MUSTANG RIDGE, TX (TRAVIS COUNTY) – One person is dead and another is injured following a house fire this morning in Mustang Ridge, according to KXAN.

Authorities responded to the blaze on Ranchero Drive around 9 a.m. Once they arrived, they performed a search of the house while it was still on fire.

An unidentified victim was killed in the blaze, and another received minor burn injuries.

The house was mostly destroyed in the incident.

There is no information at this time as to how the blaze was started.

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