Fire burns part of south Austin church

Talk 1370 Newsroom
January 22, 2020 - 8:09 am
Westoaks Woods Baptist Church fire

courtesy Austin Fire Department


AUSTIN ( -- Fire officials are working to identify the cause of an overnight fire at a south Austin church.

Austin Fire crews were called out to the Westoak Woods Baptist Church at Slaughter Lane and Westgate Boulevard just after midnight Wednesday morning. When crews arrived, flames were shooting through the roof of an auxilliary building on the campus.

No one was injured, and firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the one building after about 45 minutes.

Investigators will return to the scene Wednesday morning to identify a cause for the blaze.

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