On April 5, 2022 at approximately 4:15 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located on the 3100 block of Elm St. AFD fire crews arrived to find smoke showing from a residential mobile home. The occupant of the structure was not home at the time of the incident. Crews were able to successfully contain and extinguish the fire. During suppression efforts, a dog was discovered and lifesaving efforts were attempted unsuccessfully. The structure sustained heavy fire damage and the Red Cross was contacted to assist the occupant. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Damages are estimated at $6000.