Crews extinguish house fire in Northwest Austin

House catches fire on Cat Mountain Drive in Northwest Austin (KXAN Photo/ Frank Martinez)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Fire Department has extinguished a fire in Northwest Austin.

The fire started around 4:30 a.m. on the 4100 block of Cat Mountain Drive near Mesa Drive, west of MoPac. When firefighters arrived they saw flames coming out of the house.

There was no one in the home at the time of the fire, according to Austin police. There is no word on what started the fire.

Austin Police helped the Austin Fire Department contain 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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