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North Austin homeless camp
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
February 03, 2020 - 3:40 pm
Work continues on cleaning up after a fire broke out at a North Austin homeless camp under an Anderson Lane overpass Monday morning.
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Westoaks Woods Baptist Church fire
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
January 22, 2020 - 8:09 am
Austin Fire crews are working to identify the cause of an overnight fire at a south Austin church off Slaughter Lane.
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August 06, 2019 - 7:51 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- A man is recovering in the hospital Tuesday after an overnight fire on the city's east side. Crews were called to the 2000 block of Hamilton Avenue around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday morning. On their arrival, firefighters found a single family home with fire showing. Medics pulled...
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August 04, 2019 - 8:56 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Officials are investigating a body found in Lady Bird Lake Sunday morning. Austin Fire crews were called to the 800 block of Cesar Chavez Street for a water rescue; firefighters say they located a body in the lake near the Seaholm Power Plant. Police say the death is...
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July 20, 2019 - 8:46 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Fire crews are investigating after a northeast side house fire turned deadly early Saturday. Austin Fire was called to the 8300 block of Loralinda Drive, near Interstate 35 and US 183 just before midnight. First crews on the scene reported heavy fire as they were beginning...
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July 15, 2019 - 9:58 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Two people are dead after an early morning apartment blaze in south Austin Monday morning. Fire officials say the fire broke out just before 4:30 a.m. in the 2900 block of Barton Skyway, at The Woods on Barton Skyway. According to AFD, the fire started on the balcony of a...
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July 06, 2019 - 12:56 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Traffic on Interstate 35 through the downtown area was snarled late Saturday morning after a crash involving multiple vehicles briefly shut down lanes in both directions. Austin Fire officials say the wreck happened in the 11 a.m. hour Saturday morning in the southbound...
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May 12, 2019 - 7:35 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- With floodgate operations continuing across the Highland Lakes and runoff from heavy rains still pushing through, Austin Fire Chief Joel Baker issued a new waterway ban Sunday afternoon. The ban, which goes into effect immediately and remains in effect until noon Wednesday...
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April 24, 2019 - 2:00 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Authorities are searching for a suspect in connection to an attempted arson incident at the North Austin Muslim Community Center early Tuesday. After reviewing video surveillance, officials say they're looking for a white or Hispanic male, approximately 6' and 160 pounds...
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April 01, 2019 - 8:08 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Roughly 40 people were displaced from their homes and five people were sent to the hospital after a two-alarm blaze at a north Austin apartment building. Fire crews were called to the Solano Apartments at 8800 North Interstate 35, just south of Rundberg Lane, around 3:30 a.m...
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