Arsonist sought after Northwest Austin fire

Surveillance video captured a fire being started at a site at 4800 Spicewood Springs Rd.
Surveillance video captured a fire being started at a site at 4800 Spicewood Springs Rd.

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Arson investigators are searching for a suspect who intentionally started a fire at a construction site in Northwest Austin.

The incident happened between 3-4 a.m. on Aug. 16 at 4800 Spicewood Springs Rd.

A person was seen running from the area after the fire was started, but investigators do not have a description of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Austin Fire Department’s Arson Investigations office at (512) 974-0240 or the Texas Arson Hotline at (877) 434-7345.

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