Two-alarm fire damages Southeast Austin apartment complex

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by KVUE News

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Posted on November 17, 2012 at 10:13 AM

Updated Saturday, Nov 17 at 10:22 AM

Firefighters rescued one adult and four children from the second floor of a Southeast Austin apartment complex Friday night. It happened around 11:19 p.m. as they responded to a two-alarm fire at the Lafayette Landing apartments on Burton drive near East Oltorf street.

Lieutenant Eddie Martinez said around 50 firefighters responded, putting the fire out within 10 minutes.

Three apartment units are no longer livable, with two them heavily damaged.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

 

 

 

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