On July 4th, 2023, at approximately 12:56 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 2700 block of Victoria Street. Fire crews arrived to find the front of a residence fully involved and quickly spreading to the interior of the home. A fire attack was made and the fire was quickly brought under control. The residents were able to exit the home safely, and there are no reported injuries. The residents have been displaced and will be staying with family. The structure received extensive fire damage with an estimated $60,000 in damage. The cause of the fire is Accidental and resulted from an improperly discarded cigarette.