Dog killed, home damaged in fire in northeast Austin

A dog was killed, and a home was damaged in a fire in northeast Austin Sunday evening.

Around 8 p.m. Sunday, fire crews were called to Howerington Circle, just off Johnny Morris Road near Loyola Lane and US 183.

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  (Austin Fire Department)

Firefighters were able to knock down the flames, and they located a dog inside the house.

However, medics were unable to revive the dog.

No one else was hurt, and there is an investigation ongoing as to the cause of the fire.