One dead following house fire in southeast Austin

One person is dead following a house fire in southeast Austin. The Austin Fire Department and Austin Police Department are working together to determine the cause of death and what may have led to the fire. 

According to the Austin Fire Department, first responders received a call about a fire at a small family home near Holly and Comal Street around 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Marhc 1. Crews were able to put out the flames shortly after arriving on scene. 

The deceased person was discovered after the fire had been extinguished. 

The victim has not been identifed at this time. 

Officers are expected to be in the area for a while investigating.