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Katrina Victim Displaced By North Austin Apartment Flood

Monday, 24 November 2014 08:13
text size Updated: Tuesday, November 25 2014, 02:03 PM CST Tuesday morning Austin firefighters were dispatched to what they thought was a fire, but it was much the opposite. Two units at the Limestone Canyon Apartments in North Austin flooded because of a busted fire sprinkler pipe. It displaced residents living inside them, including one family that was already a victim of Hurricane Katrina.
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Wednesday, 19 November 2014 07:59
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Tuesday, 18 November 2014 10:06
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Monday, 17 November 2014 18:27
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