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Structure Fire 1700 Block Glenhaven

Post Date:11/13/2018 11:05 AM
At approximately 9:10 am, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 1700 block of Glenhaven. Upon arrival, AFD reported smoke coming from inside the structure, and fire in the living room area. Attack crews were able to gain access and quickly brought the fire under control. The structure sustained fire damage resulting in an estimated $2,500. The cause of the fire was ruled as Accidental. A mother and her three children were home at the time of the fire and were attempting to start a fire in the fireplace. Gasoline was used on the fire, causing an immediate flash fire, resulting in burn injuries to all four family members. The family was transported to
Hendrick Medical Center, and at the time of this release are being prepped for transport to a burn center in Lubbock, Texas.
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