News: Firefighter injured, 12 displaced after fourplex fire

AUSTIN, TX – A firefighter was injured while battling a fire at a fourplex home on Creekside Drive on Sunday afternoon, according to the Austin Fire Department.

Structure Fire 7202 Creekside drive, duplex fire with all occupants out of the structure.— Austin Fire Info (@AustinFireInfo) December 19, 2021

The fire broke out at a two-story fourplex home at 7202 Creekside Drive, north of Highway 290, at around 4:30 p.m., and appears to have been cooking-related.

A firefighter suffered a minor injury during the blaze.

All four units were evacuated as a result of the fire. Six adults and six children were displaced due to the incident, which caused around $250,000 in structural damage and $75,000 in damage to the contents.

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