No one injured in house fire

Update: Cause believed to be improperly discarded smoking material
house on fire

The fire reached into the attic, burning most of the roof.

At 12:59 p.m. Monday, July 20, Round Rock firefighters responded to a call of a house fire at 1815 Inman Lane. No one was home when crews arrived on scene, but neighbors said a cat was likely inside the home.

Firefighters rescued the cat and returned it to its owners.

The fire origin is believed to be caused by improperly discarded smoking material. Damage is estimated at $190,000 for home and contents.

Two firefighters were treated on the scene for dehydration.

After salvage and overhaul and a final check for hot spots, the last Fire Department units cleared the scene at 6:15 p.m.

Atmos Gas and Oncor Electric companies also responded to the incident to secure building utilities.


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