Austin, TX – Five Hospitalized After Avesta Salon Apartment Fire in the 8800 Block Of North I-35
Austin, TX (April 1, 2019) – According to reports from the Austin Fire Department, close to 50 people have been displayed and five injured after a fire at the Avesta Salon Apartments.
The apartment complex is located in the 8800 block of North I-35. An early morning fire caused heavy damage to building 3.
The Austin Travis County EMS reports that two children and three adults have been hospitalized due to burns and smoke inhalation. A sixth victim, a pregnant woman, was also transported to an area hospital for an evaluation.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims injured in this terrifying incident. We hope everyone will be able to fully recover from this fire.
Burn Injuries In Texas
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