Investigators look for person of interest after Capitol car fire

State investigators are asking for your help to identify a man they say may be connected to a car fire at the Texas State Capitol.

Around 2 p.m. Friday Austin Fire Department responded to a car fire on the grounds of the Capitol. The fire spread to a nearby car that was also damaged. Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames but investigators say it may have been intentionally set.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is trying to find out more information about a person of interest related to the fire.

If the public has any information about this individual or this incident, they are urged to call law enforcement at (512) 472-TIPS (8477). (All tips can be offered anonymously.)

Up Next:


  • Popular

  • Recent

WATCH FOX 7 NEWS LIVE

FOX 7 News streams at the following times (all times Central):


Monday - Friday

4:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday

6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday

6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.



Schedule subject to change in the event of network sports coverage.

We also stream press conferences and other breaking news coverage from time to time. When we are not in a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent broadcast.

To enter full screen Mode click the button.

For closed captioning, click on the button while in full screen mode.

Desktop/tablet users: To choose the stream's video quality, click on the button (while in full screen mode) and choose from 432p or 270p.

Mobile users:The video quality default is to your phone's settings.

Please allow time for buffering. If the stream stalls, refresh your browser. Thanks for watching

Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories