Several apartments damaged in South Austin fire

AUSTIN - Crews extinguished a fire that damaged several apartments at a South Austin apartment complex Wednesday morning.

Austin Fire Department said they were called to 1016 West Stassney Lane around 10:10 a.m. Wednesday for a reported structure fire, and address that matches The Reserve. The fire started in an apartment on the bottom floor and spread to six other apartments before it was extinguished.

After an investigation, The Austin Fire Department ruled the incident accidental, citing the cause from an electrical short in a wall.

No one was injured but eight people were displaced from their apartments. Officials estimate the apartments endured $100,000 worth of damage.

 

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