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Home in South Austin burns from barbeque ashes. (Austin Fire Department/Twitter)

The Austin Fire Department responded to a house fire at around 1 a.m. Tuesday in South Austin. A dog was killed in the flames.

Two people were in the home, located at 10707 Arikara River Drive, at the time of the fire. Both jumped out of a second-floor window and were transported to the hospital, AFD said. They have since been released and are OK.

AFD determined that the fire was accidentally started from improperly disposed barbeque ashes. There was $340,000 in structural damage and $170,000 in content damage, AFD said.


Formula 1's United States Grand Prix will take place in Austin from Friday, October 29-Sunday, October 31 in Austin.

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Austin FC is taking on Minnesota at home after a two-week hiatus. (Austin FC/Twitter)

With two weeks of rest, a dream team lineup and nearly 20 scoring attempts in the match, Austin FC could have come away with a three-match home win streak against Minnesota United on Saturday.

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Jenneke Parrish said she hopes her termination brings "justice" to the company (Pexels)

An Austin-based program manager for Apple Maps and one of two leaders for the #AppleToo activist movement said she has been fired after a suspension.

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