AUSTIN, Texas - Firefighters say fireworks are to blame for a fire in Northeast Austin.
The incident started at about 4 a.m. in the 6900 block of Bethune Avenue near St. John's and I-35.
Officials say that when crews arrived a two-story home, that was under construction, was engulfed in flames and that the fire had spread to two other homes and a vehicle.
One of the other homes that were damaged was also under construction while the other home was occupied.
No injuries were reported.
The home where the fire started is considered a total loss. The other home under construction has minor damage while the occupied has moderate damage.
The damage to the three homes and the contents inside is estimated at $255,000.