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Man injured after setting house in North Loop area on fire, AFD says

AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Fire Department says that a man deliberately set a home in the North Loop area on fire yesterday morning and was injured as a result.


The incident occurred at 5214 Avenue H, near E 52nd Street and E 53rd Street at 7:29 a.m., when a man allegedly set a single-family home ablaze.

The man was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation injuries.

Authorities determined he deliberately set the home on fire, causing $275,000 worth of damage to the structure and $10,000 to the contents of the home. The house was determined to be a total loss.

The victim will be taken to jail after his release from the hospital.

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Dog dead, elderly woman in hospital after house fire on Richmond Ave

AUSTIN, TX – An elderly woman was injured and her dog was killed during a house fire on Richmond Avenue last night, according to KXAN.

The fire happened in the 4500 block of Richmond Avenue, near Manchaca Road and Highway 290, at about 9 p.m.

A neighbor helped rescue the victim from the structure. She was then taken to the hospital with critical injuries that were possibly life-threatening.

The victim’s dog died in the fire.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


Person suffers life-threatening burn injuries in E Austin structure fire

AUSTIN, TX – A fire in east Austin yesterday afternoon led to one person suffering critical burn injuries, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The structure fire broke out at 4:36 p.m. in the 5000 block of Blue Bluff Road, located just north of the Bud Dryden Airport.

An unidentified adult was taken to Dell Seton for the treatment of severe, life-threatening burns.

While ATCEMS did not immediately disclose the cause of the fire, they stated that EMS units remained on the scene to assist with firefighting efforts.

No further information is available at this time.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin premises liability lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


One dead after fire consumes vehicle near Austin-Bergstrom Airport

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed in a fire that completely consumed a car near Austin-Bergstrom Airport late last night, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

 

The accident happened at the intersection of Burleson Rd and S US-183, west of the airport, just after 10 p.m.

Austin Police and Fire officials discovered one person dead at the scene, where a vehicle was discovered completely engulfed in a car fire.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

Authorities warned travelers in the area of heavy traffic delays and road closures as investigators worked on the case.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin personal injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.