House destroyed in Travis County fire

A residential property in eastern Travis County was severely damaged after a 2-alarm fire broke out in a house, an article of reported on October 11.

Reports revealed that fire crews responded to the 7500 block of Nez Perce Trace after receiving notification of a house fire started before 2:00 p.m. Officials from Travis County declared the fire 2-alarm after 10 minutes of fighting it, but they put out the fire after an hour and a half. Though no one suffered injuries because no one was home during the fire, reports confirmed that the fire caused severe damage to the house. Details on what caused the fire were not yet available as of reporting.

The attorneys at Smith Kendall, PLLC understand how frustrating it is to lose a house in the event of a fire. If this happens, insurance companies are expected to fulfill their obligation to policyholders to help them recover from their loss. However, if you believe your insurance provider is acting in bad faith, we may be able to help you file a legal claim. Call us today at (214) 361-6124 to begin taking your legal actions against negligent parties.