On February 20, 2022 at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 1200 block of North 10th street. Crews arrived to find a single family residence with heavy fire showing from the carport and side of the house. Crews made a fast attack on the fire and were able to control and extinguish the fire within minutes. The residence sustained heavy heat and smoke damage. The resident was home at the time of the fire but was able to self-evacuate. This person was transported to the hospital by ambulance for further medical evaluation. The cause of the fire remains under investigation and the estimated value of damage is $40,000.