Austin Fire Department

AFD crews battle house fire in NW Austin

July 16, 2017 - 12:51 pm

AUSTIN (KJCE) - Austin Fire crews have a house fire on the city's northwest side under control Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the call just after 11:00 a.m. Sunday morning in the 9600 block of Petite Cove, near Spicewood Parkway and Vista View Drive. Initial crews reported a heavy amount of fire venting from the 2nd story of the home; firefighters were forced into a defensive posture around 11:30 a.m. Crews were able to get the fire under control around noon.

The cause remains under investigation. Officials estimate the damages at $700,000.

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