Cooking fire in Austin home displaces 9 people and 3 pets

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin fire crews say a cooking fire heavily damaged one unit of a fourplex apartment in northwest Austin Saturday afternoon.

A second unit had smoke and fire control damage. The fire happened in the 4200 block of Duval Road. 

Fire crews say no one was hurt but three displaced people are being helped by the Red Cross. Five others along with one dog and two cats will spend Saturday night elsewhere, but should be able to come back Sunday. 

The damage is estimated at $55,000. The fire was first reported at 4:39 p.m. 

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