Man severely burned in South Austin house fire

Man injured in house fire on Slaughter Creek Drive (KXAN Photo/Richie Bowes)
Man injured in house fire on Slaughter Creek Drive (KXAN Photo/Richie Bowes)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin and Manchaca firefighters were working to put out a heavy fire in a two-story house in South Austin on Monday. A man in his 50s has critical burn injuries and was taken to the hospital by Austin-Travis County EMS.

First responders were called to the 10100 block of Slaughter Creek Dr. at 3:15 p.m., near the intersection of West Slaughter Lane and Manchaca Road.

The Austin Fire Department said around 3:55 p.m. the house fire is under control, but firefighters are still at the scene. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

Man injured in house fire on Slaughter Creek Drive (KXAN Photo/Richie Bowes)
Man injured in house fire on Slaughter Creek Drive (KXAN Photo/Richie Bowes)
Man injured in house fire on Slaughter Creek Drive (KXAN Photo/Richie Bowes)
Man injured in house fire on Slaughter Creek Drive (KXAN Photo/Richie Bowes)

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