VIDEO: Car catches fire on SH 71


A car caught fire on State Highway 71 in southeast Austin.

KXAN viewer Elizabeth Nava took a video of the wreck that happened along the westbound lanes, past Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The Austin Fire Department responded to a car fire in that area around midnight. 

Crews put the fire out, but it did cause backups in the area. It is not known at this time if anyone was hurt.

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