Elgin home catches fire Posted in: News A downtown Elgin house went up in flames on Friday, Feb. 3, and the structure is considered to be a complete loss.The fire, which occurred at the corner of Main Street and Lexington Road, happened at approximately 5:40 a.m. and took about 45 minutes to get under control, according to Chief Marco Martinez of North Bastrop County Fire Rescue. The house was vacant at the time of the incident. Therefore, Chief Martinez couldn’t definitively determine the cause of the fire. However, Martinez expressed confidence that the incident was weather-related.“After further investigation, we just noticed there was a tree on top of a ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!