Two firefighters injured in NW Austin car and office fire
Photo Credit: KVUE
AUSTIN, TX – A vehicle fire that spread to an office building in northwest Austin this afternoon led to two firefighters being injured.
KVUE reports that the incident happened around 1 p.m. at Austin Direct Auto Sales, located at 13038 North U.S. Highway 183 Service Road.
The structure of the used car office was not stable enough for firefighters to fight the blaze from within, according to reports. It was put under control around 5:30 p.m.
Two firefighters were affected by heat-related injuries while fighting the flames.
The office building was completely destroyed in the blaze, which also damaged four automobiles.
The fire has been ruled an accident.
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