Five people displaced after Austin house fire

AUSTIN, Minn. – The American Red Cross is assisting a family of five displaced from their home after a fire today.

Austin firefighters were called to the home at 402 NW 3rd Avenue at 3:26 p.m.  Six units responded and had the fire contained within about 10 minutes.  Firefighters say it appears the fire began in the kitchen.  Nobody was hurt.

According to a statement Thursday by the Red Cross, volunteers were on hand to provide emergency assistance including infant formula and supplies.

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