Man arrested in North Austin fire

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Authorities have arrested a man they say was trying to interfere with firefighters while they were fighting the fire.

Firefighters responded to what started as a smoke investigation Saturday night. When they arrived, they found the roof of the Lake Travis home on fire. There was a man inside when the fire began, but he escaped without injury before the fire escalated. The home was destroyed. 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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