News: Person hospitalized after apartment fire on Hunters Chase Dr
AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital following an apartment fire on Hunters Chase Drive early Sunday morning, according to information from the Austin Fire Department and Austin-Travis County EMS.
Hunters Chase final. Cause improperly discarded smoking material. $400k structure $50k content damage. 1 occupant rescued by firefighters was transported by @ATCEMS for smoke inhalation. 9 adults 7 children displaced. pic.twitter.com/8Bd8RSDbQ8— Austin Fire Info (@AustinFireInfo) November 7, 2021
The fire occurred in North Austin at 12343 Hunters Chase Drive, near Deer Falls Drive and Elkhorn Mountain Trail at around 2:20 a.m., and is believed to have been caused by improperly discarded smoking material.
One adult victim was taken to St. David’s North Austin Medical Center for the treatment of minor smoke inhalation injuries.
A second victim refused transport to the hospital after being evaluated at the scene.
A total of nine adults and seven children were displaced in the fire.
The blaze caused $400,000 worth of damage to the structure and $50,000 to the contents.
Contact an Austin personal injury attorney if you or a loved one have been injured in an accident in the area. You may be entitled to compensation if your injury was caused by another person’s negligent or reckless behavior. Call 512-280-0800 for your free consultation with the Loewy Law Firm.