AUSTIN, Texas — An Austin home has been declared "a total loss" after a fire in the early morning hours on Tuesday.
At 6:35 a.m. on Jan. 24, the Austin Fire Department (AFD) tweeted that crews had been on the scene of a large structure fire in the 4500 block of Eric Circle.
When crews arrived to the scene, there was a fire exiting the home through the roof. The only occupant inside the home was evacuated by officers from the Austin Police Department. The person did not sustain any injuries.
The fire has been extinguished and the cause is currently under investigation. In the tweet, AFD stated that the "house is a total loss."
Pleasant Valley Road has been blocked off between Reverse Road and Franklin Park Drive to allow for AFD crews to work at the scene.
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