On January 18, 2023 at approximately 7:23 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to an apartment complex structure fire located in the 5200 block of Highway 277 S. Fire crews arrived to find active fire in the kitchen area of an upstairs apartment. The fire was quickly extinguished and contained to the kitchen. There were no occupants home at the time of the incident. Fire damages are estimated at $15,000. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.