Crews fight gas station fire on E Oltorf
AUSTIN, Texas — Firefighters work to put out a gas station fire on E Oltorf Street Tuesday morning.
At approximately 5:30 a.m. on October 18, a gas station fire erupted on E Oltorf Street at the intersection of Douglas and Willow Creek. The roof has partially collapsed and flames are shooting up from the building.
According to the fire brigade, the cause of the fire is a garbage fire. Emergency services are on site and are trying to extinguish the fire with several water pipes.
There were no injuries at the scene, but the convivence store is believed to be safe, according to a tweet from the Fire Department Austin. Investigators are investigating what caused the garbage fire.
Residents and motorists are advised to avoid the area.
#BREAK: Crews battle a gas station fire on E Oltorf Road near the junction of Douglas and Willow Creek. The roof has partially collapsed and flames can be seen erupting from the top of the building. pic.twitter.com/NsQZJ1b694
— Eric Pointer (@EricPointerTV) October 18, 2022
Crews respond to a fire at a defensive structure at Oltorf/Douglas St. in SE Austin. No injuries and the supermarket will be a total loss. Investigators are on the scene to determine the cause while crews work to contain the fire. pic.twitter.com/EtgmM4hVEt
— Austin Fire Info (@AustinFireInfo) October 18, 2022
https://www.kvue.com/article/news/local/crews-fighting-gas-station-fire/269-af3d5586-a352-47ed-85ec-301d4e1f42eb Crews fight gas station fire on E Oltorf