Firefighters extinguish appliance fires
Two appliances caught fire in Austin dwellings and were quickly extinguished Sunday.
The Austin Fire Department responded to a fire on the 900 block of Sixth Avenue South for a laundry fire, which Chief Mickey Healey said appeared to be caused by heat and a cleaning solutions.
Around the same time, officials responded to a stove fire on South Main Street.
Only minor damage was reported in both fires.