Laundry fire in downtown Hilton Hotel

- UPDATE: Austin Fire crews are letting evacuees back into the Hilton Hotel.

Officials report no injuries and damage is estimated at $200,000. 

 Fire crews have confirmed that the cause of the fire was due to a dryer malfunction.

Austin Fire tweeted that the fire has been put out. However, crews are working on smoke evacuation now. 

Fire crews are working to put out a fire at the Hilton Austin Hotel. 

According to sources the fire started on the third floor of a laundry room. The structure is located at 500 East 4th Street at the downtown Hilton Austin Hotel. 

Sources said the fire has been contained to a drier and are continuing to extinguish it. 

Fire officials said the hotel has been partially evacuated. 

Details still developing story will be updated as they come in. 

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