Early morning apartment fire in North Austin

Eight people are displaced after a fire at the Lincoln Oaks Apartments at 11700 Metric Boulevard. AFD says that 30 people were evacuated while the fire was being put out.

AFD says the fire was on the third floor and that three apartments are damaged.

Officials believe that the fire is accidental and that it was caused by a cigarette lighter.

Damages are estimated to be about $200,000.

Red Cross is assisting those displaced.

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