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No injuries reported in Thursday afternoon fire in Abilene

The resident was at home and able to leave the residence without incident or injury.
Credit: Abilene Fire Department

ABILENE, Texas — Abilene Fire Department units responded to a structure fire at approximately, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in the 4400 block of State Street.

According to an AFD press release, crews arrived to find smoke coming out the attic vents. The first crews quickly extinguished the fire. 

The resident was home but was able to leave without incident or injury, according to the release. The fire was contained to the attic, however, it caused significant structural and water damage to the interior.

The Red Cross is helping the residents.

The fire caused an estimated $30,000 in damages and its cause remains under investigation.