Fire extinguished at DoubleTree Hotel downtown


The Austin Fire Department extinguished a fire at the DoubleTree Hotel on 15th St., between Lavaca and Guadalupe streets downtown Friday morning. 

AFD officials said the fire started in the kitchen on the bottom floor, and smoke made its way up to the top floors through the hotel’s ventilation system.

More than a dozen fire crews responded to the scene. There were no injuries reported.