AUSTIN (KXAN) – The Austin Fire Department said Sunday night crews contained a brush fire in south Austin to a half-acre in size.
The fire was near Interstate 35 and Stassney Lane. AFD said the fire started in a homeless camp.
No injuries were reported, AFD said. Camp contents and surrounding vegetation as damaged.
AFD said multiple calls for the fire came in just before 11 p.m., but the first call came from a passing Travis County Parks police officer.
AFD said encampment residents left the scene.
The fire department said it had no updates on the fire cause as of Monday morning.