On Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at approximately 04:30am crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to the 1500 block of South 3rd in reference to a residential structure fire. On arrival, crews noted heavy smoke coming from an upstairs apartment located within the complex. A quick attack was made on the fire limiting the spread of the fire to the involved apartment. There were multiple people in their apartments at the time of the incident and everyone was able to evacuate without injury. The fire caused an estimated $5,000 in damage and displaced several occupants. The American Red Cross was notified and their assistance was requested for the occupants. The fire is currently under investigation.