A fire on Monday evening has left the future Seton Kingsland Clinic building, located between Ridgeview and Nob Hill Street, in ruins, completely destroying the nearly completed project.
The fire was reported shortly before 6pm on Monday night.
According to Michelle Robertson, President, CEO North Operating Group, Seton Family of Hospitals, there was only about a month left until construction on the building was to be completed, and only three months from being opened and operational.
Seton broke ground in Kingsland on the site in January of this year, and plans were for an approximately 6,000 square foot facility.
In a statement, Robertson said, “We are appreciative of the rapid response from the area firefighters’ from Kingsland, Llano, Sunrise Beach and Cassie, and most grateful there were no injuries as a result of the fire. We are working closely with authorities to determine the cause of the fire.”
The cause of the fire is still unknown at this time.
Robertson said that following clean-up, Seton will regroup and then plans to rebuild, considering this unfortunate incident a ‘sad delay.’
“Our commitment to the Kingsland community has not changed. We will be anxiously awaiting the completion of the clinic following this unfortunate delay. The project will be delayed for the next few months, and we will share a new timeline when more is known,” stated Robertson, emphasizing that Seton has no plans to pull out of Kingsland.