On Monday, February 21, 2022 at approximately 12:50pm crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to the 300 block of Miss Ellie in reference to a residential structure fire. On arrival, crews noted smoke coming from the rear of the structure. An investigation ensued and it was determined that a fire had occurred on the back porch and was burning up the exterior of the residence and into the attic space. A quick attack was made containing the fire to the exterior of the residence. The fire was the result of a heating lamp and the fire was ruled accidental in nature. The estimated loss is determined to be $15,000. There were three occupants home at the time of the incident. All occupants were able to exit the structure and no injuries were reported.