House fire in Bastrop destroys home

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Bastrop Fire and Police Departments responded to a house fire on the 400 block of Persimmons Street in Bastrop at 4:18 on Wednesday morning.

The single-story home was engulfed in flames when police and firefighters arrived on the scene. Everyone inside the home had exited and no one was injured as a result of the fire.

Bastrop firefighters were able extinguish the fire by 6:10 a.m. butt the home will likely be a total loss. Bastrop police and the Bastrop Fire Department are currently investigating the cause of the fire. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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