On Saturday, July 30, 2022 at approximately 17:20pm, crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to the 1200 block of Newcastle Drive in reference to a residential structure fire. On arrival, crews noted smoke coming from the eaves of the home. There was no active flames visible from the exterior of the residence. An investigation took place leading crews to the second floor of the residence where the where able to locate the source of the smoke production. The fire was out on arrival but the insulation in an exterior wall was smoldering causing smoky conditions inside the residence. The fire was determined to be accidental in nature secondary to a worker soldering a pipe on the side of the residence. The estimated damage was determined to be $3,000.