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I want to confirm -- -- the incident -- totally contained.
The fire is not totally out but it is contained -- they'll be someone here to talk to you a little bit more about the details.
On the status of the structure.
And with regard to the prior but I want to tell you.
Very proud of the way -- police fire and EMS -- performed today.
They've they've got an admirable job.
They're only meant to folks transported to the hospital one person is unaccounted for everybody else is is accounted for.
Our law enforcement officers here at the city are working together with all levels of law enforcement make sure that we have a coordinated effort.
To get all of the details of this situation.
I wanna assure the citizens of Austin Texas that they -- safe there's no danger the situation is totally contained.
Don't turn it over to.
Do for more details.
-- -- Up division chief Don plot -- -- the Austin fire department I'll give you a few details on the -- actual fire and the conditions inside the structure.
Fairly significant fire you can see from the building the plane crashing into its multiple floors on fire.
We do have the fire contained.
We do have a -- spot fires out.
Are working at this time that we're working on completing -- bush met with.
We have searched the first three floors -- in the process of continuing that search.
As of now as the mayor -- we have to injuries were transported -- us we'll talk more about that.
-- we have one I'm.
Unaccounted for person so we're making it thorough search of the building.
There are areas of the building for obvious reasons because of the fire and -- -- collision with -- aircraft that are unstable we do have our engineers on scene looking at that.
To make sure that.
We keep our firefighters safe while they continue the operation here.
And hopefully within the next few hours we'll have this fire completely extinguished.
Let these folks at via law enforcement get all of their investigation and turn it over now to let games.
Yes we do about significantly worse.
I'll always -- with somebody in the building supposedly was at work and they haven't been accountable we cannot confirm whether they were actually in the building.
This is we're working due process we have an accountability -- -- -- such as many people as possible to find out where that person may have been located.
-- trying to find out if we can get it home phone number cell phone number of they may not even be here so it -- -- -- don't I don't have that information I apologize he had been hearing reports that it was a person actually up on the third.
And again I don't have all of that information -- know that we have an unaccounted for person which is why we're doing an extremely thorough search of the building in the areas that we can get into.
Trying to confirm that through a variety of sources not only searching the building.
But also like -- -- trying to find some information on this first and see if they think.
They called in sick today they're out at the beach that the shopping centers of the -- -- -- -- was soon as we know some more on that we will definitely up that you what.
That's information that I have yes there was no limit -- them -- them I don't have any information on the island where the other.
The only opponent that it.
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Police season -- actually in the building.
Ours ours -- with the stuff sun fire they they deal with all of the other thing pieces of this coming.
This segment think that would be a good thing way to keep -- -- The AW NC LO ETO and -- a division -- They good good morning good -- think your being here she wanted to take a moment to.
Identify everybody up here this -- city manager mark got city of Austin.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- After step -- police department David Carter.
Russ Ortiz -- aren't here.
I want to start off by saying.
That it real clear to anyone that's watching this is here in Austin.
In central Texas and Texas and the United States another number one -- this on everybody's mind is just an act of terrorism.
And isn't the country the city.
Region in danger I can take categorically.
That there is no cost more concern from a law enforcement.
48 terrorism perspective.
This incident is contained it's under control we have an outstanding investigative team comprised of -- -- police department.
The joint terrorism task force here that we are members up with the FBI.
Obviously FA the NTS being.
And -- of the responders here so the one point thank you to put out is that this is an isolated.
And here that there is no cause for alarm and that people should continue their -- -- they wouldn't that did vote.
We usually do it honestly it's theoretically you -- want to -- -- -- -- -- work I don't.
That's not what -- -- the second they sit at particularly important.
As we're starting to get news reports.
That this aircraft was stolen there's a lot of speculation.
I can tell you right now that -- reports are inaccurate.
And it is irresponsible journalism.
It put out information -- if not more important please do not put out speculation.
Because this aircraft I can tell you right now that was not -- -- Well -- secretly we everything on blogs and are betting that.
Next between Al -- to north of the enemy and without a suicide note regarding -- residents -- tight turns.
-- investigation investigate his foot is on going.
We have a lot of a moving pieces.
Not discuss any credit bills and beyond what investigation into how we feel about.
Trying to get information out the number what do we do not want to jeopardize.
Is the integrity of the investigation.
And we don't and we never did to doing it that jeopardizes.
I will say again -- based on what we do know there is not.
Cause for alarm there is no cause the panic and there's no reason why people shouldn't go out.
And enjoy the day and just conduct your business but it would any other day of the week -- -- -- Isolated is it an inch or more information about the pilot in the last -- because because you know it's ongoing it's just happened a couple of hours ago it we don't release information.
Ahead of time yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- This place movement related to -- house fire that happened.
I can't I the NTSB.
-- notified I have not octave at the air.
But we're not gonna confirm or deny any other information that's all information we're gonna give at this point.
We'll have all -- it -- count him.
We do not know we just know that there's any individual -- was.
Scheduled of the network but we have not been able to confirm if in fact it came to work if it that there were in the building and we are in the process of trying to look at him.
I don't haven't I do not have the information.
-- until that it was.
I'm not -- could confirm any other information -- -- information we have.
We allow another briefing live in a few hours and RBI will -- we'll let you know thank -- -- Out of network available at that -- -- As far as the poll numbers from the FBI regarding witness information.
And they change the phone numbers the new phone number's a 210650619661976198.
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And and you Kate -- They had to headlines from the authorities on the scene saying that the fire caused by this plane crashing into the building has been and I quote totally contained.
Saying that the fire was not totally out -- but that the situation itself have been totally contained you can see evidence of some evidence of that just looking for -- -- at the scene.
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