DEVELOPING STORY: Hundreds of people are homeless tonight in Cedar Park, Texas, a suburb of Austin. Wildfires destroyed several apartment complexes. And hundreds more have been ordered to evacuate. The four-alarm fire is not contained and has reportedly burned 120 acres. There are no major injuries reported and the Red Cross is on the scene to help survivors.
🔥 New wildfire in Cedar Park off Parmer Lane at 12820 W. Parmer. Evacuations at the apartments near this fire, per Cedar Park PD as of 6:36 pm.— Chikage Windler WX (@ChikageWeather) August 9, 2023
Video: James Gumbert.#txfire #cedarpark pic.twitter.com/H2LVS4HHp2
BREAKING: Major fire in Cedar Park right now. Intersection of Parmer & Colonial Pkwy. Started as a brush fire, apt complex evacuated—flames are now “impacting structures”. We’ll have the latest live on @fox7austin News at 9 pic.twitter.com/1CpYw8ql5c— John Krinjak (@JohnKrinjakFOX7) August 9, 2023
Cedar park is on fire😭 pic.twitter.com/UK020YUUqn— B🌻 (@tr4pm0m) August 9, 2023