On December 23, 2022 at approximately 11:00 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 400 block of Jeanette Street. Crews arrived to find heavy smoke showing from the residence. Crews were able to make a quick stop on the fire and keep the fire damage contained to one room and a portion of the attic. The occupants were home at the time of the fire but were able to self-evacuate. The investigation found the fire was caused by an electrical malfunction in the attic. The amount of damages are estimated to be $30,000.