• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: February 2021

Austin, TX (2/17/2021) – The Austin Fire Department and Austin County EMS responded to a deadly fire around 10:50 a.m. Wednesday morning in Austin.

The incident happened at a residence on 2932 E. 12th St. Firefighters saw large smoke coming from the building with occupants still inside. They proceeded to search after getting reports that five adults reside at the address. They found three inside and one was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Two people were pronounced deceased on the scene. One remains in critical condition and three suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The fire has been extinguished. First responders found no indication of foul play at this time.

At the time of the fire, the power was believed to be out in the building. This case will be investigated, said the Austin Fire Department.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Personal Injury Lawyers 

Many burn injuries and deaths in Houston, Texas are due to the carelessness or recklessness of others. Among some of the more common causes of burn injuries are faulty wiring or plumbing, auto accidents, defective automobiles, unsafe workplaces, poorly maintained smoke alarms or residence lacking devices, and defective products.

Whether the burn injuries are the result of an explosion, electricity, acid or fire, you or your loved one will need experienced legal representation. At Sutliff & Stout, our Houston injury lawyers have the experience and resources to help you and your family in this difficult time. If you or a loved one were injured or killed during a fire, call personal attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your case.

Source: KVUE

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About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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