Six people have been displaced after an early morning fire at a northwest Austin apartment. The fire started around 5:30 am. at the San Marin Apartments on Duval just west of MoPac.
Officials say the fire began on a third floor balcony and spread to the attic. Two units were damaged and officials say they are unlivable. 16 units in total were affected.
No one was hurt.
Officials say the fire was caused by improperly discarded smoking material.
The estimated cost of damages are $200,000 for structural and $45,000 for content.