On Monday, March 13, 2023 at approximately 11:48 pm the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 2700 block of S 10th street. Fire crews arrived to find a single family residence fully involved with fire. A defensive attack was made to protect other nearby residences. The fire was able to be contained to the original structure which was a complete loss. There were two occupants home when the fire occurred. Both occupants and their pets were able to safely exit the structure. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Damages are estimated at $60,000.