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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.

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