Debries lays outside a broken window at the scene of a house fire late Friday night at 508 Fourth Avenue NW across from St. Augustine's Catholic Church. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com
Debries lays outside a broken window at the scene of a house fire late Friday night at 508 Fourth Avenue NW across from St. Augustine's Catholic Church. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Update: Firefighters contain Friday’s fire to living room

Published 11:40pm Saturday, March 9, 2013

Austin firefighters responded to a house fire Friday night at 508 Fourth Avenue NW.

A passerby reported the fire at about 10:13 p.m., according to police reports, and firefighters arrived at about 10:15 p.m. The family was not at home.

The fire was contained to a living room on the main floor of the two-story house, but there was smoke damage throughout, according to the fire department.

The homeowner was not home at the time of the fire; however, candles were left burning and a space heater was on, according to the Austin Police Departments reports.


By using this website’s user-contribution features, including comments, photo galleries, or any other feature, you agree to abide by the terms of use. Please read this agreement in its entirety because it contains useful information that will help you better understand the rules and general "good manners" that are expected when contributing content to this website.

Sign in to Comment | Need help commenting? Click here

Editor's Picks