Elderly woman safe following house fire in Harlingen

House fire off East Austin Avenue in Harlingen

Authoriites are investigating a fire where where an elderly woman and her daughter made it safely out their house.

It all happened at a home on the 2000 block of East Austin Avenue around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Both firefighters and police were called to the scene.

Investigators told Action 4 News that an eldelry woman in her 80s and her daughter were in the home at the time of the fire.

Both women made it out the house safely.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation but the fire was contained to a room in the rear of the home.

Firefighters said the home received some water damage during the fire.