Fire damages Southwest Austin home

Austin Fire Department investigating cause of house fire on Convict Hill Road

AUSTIN (KXAN)- Austin Firefighters spent Saturday morning fighting a house fire in Southwest Austin. The fire was first called out at 6:05 a.m. at the corner of Convict Hill Road and Greenock Street.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out within 30 minutes. They searched the home but could not find anyone inside.

Austin Fire says the fire caused $400,000 in damage. They are looking for what caused the fire to break out. Stay with for updates. 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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