Fire department: Brackenridge parking garage fire was accident
Austin Fire Department officials say the cause of a Tuesday fire that consumed two vehicles in a parking garage at University Medical Center Brackenridge was accidental.
Five fire trucks were dispatched to the scene at 2:42 p.m., and the fire was under control within 20 minutes, officials said. The fire started in the engine compartment of one vehicle and spread to the second vehicle, officials said. Estimated damage to both vehicles is $80,000.
A fire on Tuesday in the parking garage of University Medical Center Brackenridge destroyed this Ford Expedition, as well as another vehicle.