Fire damages sobriety center in central Austin

Austin Turning Point Sober Living was damaged in a fire on Sept. 21, 2017. (KXAN Photo)
Austin Turning Point Sober Living was damaged in a fire on Sept. 21, 2017. (KXAN Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire early Thursday morning at the Austin Turning Point Sober Living group home on Kim Lane in central Austin.

Firefighters were called to the scene at 1:20 a.m. The fire started on the deck and spread to the kitchen. The fire was put out just after 2 a.m.

The fire department says 11 people who were displaced by the fire are staying at Aloft Hotel in downtown Austin. Other residents who didn’t have damage to their units were allowed back in. No one was injured.

 

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