On September 27, 2022 at approximately 1:00 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located in the 1100 block of Ash Street. Crews arrived to find smoke and flames venting from a kitchen window. One occupant was home at the time of the incident and was able to exit the structure. The fire was quickly controlled and extinguished without incident. Investigation revealed the cause of the fire was accidental due to a cooking fire. Damages are estimated at $10,000.