UPDATE: Manchaca fire in which man died under control, officials say

  • Johnathan Silver
  • American-Statesman Staff
1:44 p.m Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 Local
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1:35 p.m. update: The Hickory Ridge Road fire in Manchaca is under control after claiming one man’s life, according to the Austin Fire Department.

“Structure was a small travel trailer,” the department said in a Twitter post. “One victim pulled out by bystander has been pronounced DOS by EMS. Manchaca and AFD units remain onscene. Investigation by Travis County Fire Marshal.”

Earlier: A man in his 50s died in a “fully involved” mobile home fire at Hickory Ridge Road in Manchaca, according to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services.

The Austin Fire Department reported emergency responders were on the scene at 12:45 p.m. attempting to rescue the person.

This is a developing story; check back for details.