AUSTIN (KXAN) - One person is dead after a fire ripped through a single-story house in the Millwood neighborhood in the Jollyville area on Thursday afternoon.
Flames could be seen shooting through the roof as firefighters rushed water from a ladder truck.
A spokesperson for the Austin Fire Department said the 76-year-old woman was found inside the house. The victim's family has been notified, but authorities are not releasing any other details regarding the woman at this time.
It was not immediately clear what caused the fire.
A neighbor tells KXAN News an elderly couple lived in the home.
Jollyville firefighters, with help from Austin and Cedar Park firefighters, were called to the house in the 13400 block of Tamayo Drive around 5 p.m. The home is located in Williamson County section of Northwest Austin.
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