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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