AUSTIN, Texas — A dog is missing after a duplex fire in southeast Austin on Wednesday afternoon.

The Austin Fire Department said firefighters were called to the blaze at 2400 Burleson Road around 5 p.m.

Crews faced heavy fire and had to go defensive.

All residents have been accounted for, but firefighters are still looking for a dog. One side of the duplex housed three people, while the other side housed two residents.

Another duplex next door also suffered some damage.

Five people were displaced from the fire. The Central Texas Red Cross will be providing housing for displaced residents.

Damages from the fire were estimated at around $350,000 in structural damage and $150,000 in contents damage.


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