8 apartments directly affected after fire, Pflugerville officials say

Travis County
Pflugerville Apartment fire

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — Firefighters knocked down a two-alarm fire that had flames burning through the roof at a Pflugerville apartment complex on Sunday night. Dozens of residents were affected, though no injuries were reported. 

Multiple agencies responded to the massive fire at 1801 West Wells Branch Parkway and it took officials 20 to 30 minutes to knock out. The apartment complex is just west of Interstate 35 and north of Howard Lane. 

Austin Fire officials say that the fire ate at both the first and second floors of the building leaving some instability. 

Eight apartments were directly impacted by the fire, another 12 had fire, smoke and water damage and 12 more units were minimally impacted, according to Pflugerville Fire Battalion Chief Mark Moellenberg. No one was injured in the blaze. 

Residents displaced in the fire are being assisted through their apartment complex and through the Red Cross. 

Crews are expected to continue working to keep it under control through the night and into Monday morning. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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