AUSTIN, Texas— The Austin Fire Department is responding to a house fire in East Austin where one person has died and a second has been critically burned.
A woman in her 60s was critically burned and transported to the University Medical Center Brackenridge hospital. A man, whose age remains unknown, died in the fire.
Austin-Travis County EMS has two ambulances on-scene. Fire unit crews are still fighting the heavy fire in a single family residence at 1404 Ulit Avenue.
The house fire is still ongoing. We have news crews on the way and will update this story when more information becomes available.
Update Box Alarm 1404 Ulit Ave. first in units reporting heavy fire in single family residence. One person... https://t.co/h9GR1DZsYi— Austin Fire Info (@AustinFireInfo) December 6, 2015
Update. 1 person at Ulit still unaccounted for. Crews fighting fire defensively— Austin Fire Info (@AustinFireInfo) December 6, 2015