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Lake Travis mansion catches fire

(Lake Travis Fire Rescue)

Local fire crews are assisting Lake Travis Fire Rescue in putting out a fire at a home along Lake Travis.

The home, located on the 16000 block of Chateau Ave., was a two-alarm residential fire—meaning other fire departments were alerted for assistance. The Oak Hill Fire Department, Austin Fire Department and Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services were on the scene as of 11:10 a.m.

LTFR said when crews needed more water, they resorted to using water from Lake Travis.

As of 2:40 p.m., the fire has been downgraded to one alarm. Fire crews are still putting out hot spots.

No injuries have been reported.


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