Parts of Brazos Street blocked due to odor investigation

FILE - Fire truck lights (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Fire truck lights (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Emergency crews have Brazos Street between Fifth and Sixth Streets shut down as they investigate a possible sulfur smell. AFD Tweet at 10:03 a.m.

The Austin Fire Department says they were alerted to the odor inside the Littlefield Building at 106 E. Sixth St. just before 10 a.m. Some people voluntarily evacuated the building but there is not a mandatory evacuation in place.

Authorities have not been able to determine where the odor is emanating from. 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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