On September 10th, 2020 at approximately 12:49 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 4200 block of South 7th Street. Crews arrived to find a house with light smoke showing. A fast attack was initiated and the fire was quickly extinguished. Three residents were present at the time of the fire and were able to escape without injury. The fire is determined to be accidental due to unattended food on the stove. Damage was contained to the kitchen area, estimated value of damage is $10,000.