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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Structure Fire: 1700 Block of Industrial Blvd

On Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at approximately 1:30 a.m., crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire in the 1700 block of Industrial Blvd. On arrival, crews found a single story structure with heavy smoke and fire coming...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Structure Fire: 2000 Block of South 20th

On Saturday, July 3, 2021 at approximately 12:30 am, crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to reports of a residential structure fire in the 2000 block of South 20th Street. On arrival, crews found a single family dwelling with heavy smoke and ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Structure Fire: 2800 Block of Grape Street

On June 29th, 2021 at approximately 7:00p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 2800 block of Grape Street. Crews arrived to find a single family residence with fire and smoke showing. Crews made a transitional a...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

AFD Retirement, Promotion, & Awards Ceremony

The Abilene Fire Department will host a retirement, promotion, and annual awards ceremony at the Abilene Convention Center, 1100 N. 6th Street, on Friday June 25, 2021, at 3pm. The ceremony will recognize our recent retirees, recent promotions, and our 20...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Structure Fire: 5300 Block of Wagon Wheel Avenue

On 16 June 2021, at approximately 12:31 P.M., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located in the 5300 block of Wagon Wheel Ave., Abilene Texas. The first in crews arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming out of the g...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Structure Fire: 5000 Block of Wagon Wheel Avenue

On June 14, 2021 at approximately 10:30 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 5000 block of Wagonwheel Avenue. Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the roof of the structure. Crews quickly located and attack...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Structure Fire: 1400 Block of Graham Street

On 14 June 2021, at approximately 12:24 AM., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located in the 1400 block of Graham Street, Abilene Texas. The first in crews arrived to find a single family dwelling with fire and smoke s...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Structure Fire: 800 Block of Houston

On 08 June 2021, at approximately 12:15 AM., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located in the 1100 block of Houston Street, Abilene Texas. The first in crews arrived to find a travel trailer and single family dwelling w...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Structure Fire: 1500 Block of Merchant Street

On May 13th, 2021 at approximately 9:50 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 1500 block of Merchant Street. The first arriving units arrived to find a single-story, residential structure with heavy smoke and flame...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Structure Fire: 700 Block of Rivercrest Drive

On May 8, 2021 at approximately 1:00 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 700 block of Rivercrest Drive. Crews arrived to find a single-family residence with smoke showing. Crews quickly made entry into the st...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Structure Fire: 1600 Block of Peach Street - Update 5/14

On 06 May 2021, at approximately 05:04 AM., the Abilene Fire Department units responded to a residential structure fire located in the 1600 block of Peach Street, Abilene Texas. The first in crews arrived to find a single family dwelling with fire and smo...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Structure Fire: 1400 Block of Hollywood Drive

On May 4, 2021 at approximately 6:50 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 1400 block of Hollywood Drive. Crews arrived to find small fires at the front and rear of the structure. Crews were able to quickly ext...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Structure Fire: 800 Block of Coliseum Way

On April 27th, 2021 at approximately 10:30 pm, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at the 800 block of Coliseum Way. Crews arrived to find flames showing from an upper area of the structure that was under construction. Cre...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Structure Fire: 4400 Block of State Street

On April 8, 2021, at approximately 3:13 PM, AFD units responded to a residential structure fire located in the 4400 block of State Street. Crews arrived to find smoke coming out of the attic vents. The first in crews made a fast attack and quickly extingu...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Structure Fire: 1200 Block of Locust Street

On April 5, 2021, at approximately 10:07 AM., AFD units responded to a residential structure fire located in the 1200 block of Locust Street. Crews arrived to find a detached garage with smoke and flames showing. The first in crews made a fast attack and ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Structure Fire: 800 Block of Mesquite Street

On March 28th, 2021 at approximately 4:00 pm, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 800 block of Mesquite street. Crews arrived to find a multi-family triplex with smoke showing from the upstairs vents. The crews mad...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Structure Fire: 800 Block of East Hwy 80

On March 10, 2021 at approximately 4:48 am the Abilene Fire department responded to a Hotel structure fire located in the 800 block of East Hwy 80. Crews arrived to find light smoke coming from an upstairs room, no one was in the room at the time and crew...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Structure Fire: 100 Block of Windmill Circle

On March 2, 2021 at approximately 10:46 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 100 block of Windmill Circle. Fire crews arrived to find a large commercial structure with light smoke coming from the north side of the ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Structure Fire: 3100 Block of South 13th Street

On February 23, 2021 at approximately 6:30 pm, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 3100 block of South 13th street. Crews arrived to find light smoke showing. Crews made entry into the residence where they found a ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Structure Fire: 1700 Block of North 12th Street

On February 21, 2021 at approximately 3:00 am, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 1700 block of North 12th street. Crews arrived to find a single-family residence with smoke showing from the eaves. Crews made entr...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Loss of Life: Freezing Temperatures

The Abilene Fire Department has been made aware of three (3) separate incidences where circumstances due to the recent freezing temperatures may have contributed to the loss of life to Abilene citizens.

  • Monday, February 15: 67 year old male found unrespons...
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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Structure Fire: 2200 Block of South 7th

On February 17, 2021 at approximately 11:00 pm, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 2200 block of South 7th. Crews arrived to find a multi-story single-family residence with smoke and flames showing. Crews were abl...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Structure Fire: 400 Block of Cockerell Drive

On February 15, 2021 at approximately 5:30 am, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 400 block of Cockerell Drive. Fire crews arrived to find a single family residence with light smoke showing from a gable end roof v...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Structure Fire: 4500 Block of Sierra Sunset

On February 13, 2021 at approximately 7:45 pm, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located at the 4500 block of Sierra Sunset. Crews arrived to find the smoke and fire showing from the top of the chimney. An attack was ma...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Structure Fire: 5100 Block of Bridle Path Lane

On February 9, 2021 at approximately 4:37 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 5100 block of Bridle Path Lane. Fire crews arrived on scene to find smoke and flames venting from the roof. Fire crews made an interior...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Structure Fire: 1900 Block of Walnut

On February 9, 2021 at approximately 2:30 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 1900 block of Walnut. Fire crews arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and flames showing from a detached shed that had been converted i...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Structure Fire: 3200 Block of North 3rd

On February 7, 2021 at approximately 6:19 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at the 3200 block of North 3rd Street at the Briarwood Apartments. Crews arrived to find heavy smoke and flames showing from multiple apartme...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Structure Fire: 1000 Block of South 12th

On February 6, 2021 at approximately 4:37 pm, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located at the 1000 block of South 12th Street. Crews arrived to find the rear of the structure on fire with heavy smoke and flames showing...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Structure Fire: 200 Block of Arnold Blvd

On February 2, 2021 at approximately 6:30 pm, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 200 block of Arnold Blvd. Crews arrived to find a mobile home with smoke showing. Crews made a quick transitional attack on the fire...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Structure Fire: 800 Block of Chacer Dr

On Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at approximately 11:50 members of the Abilene Fire Department responded to reports of a residential structure fire located in the 800 block of Chacer Dr. On arrival, crews noted smoke showing behind the residence. After a prel...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Structure Fire: 5400 Block of North 1st Street

On Monday, January 25, 2021 at approximately 0720 hours, crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to a commercial building structure fire located in the 5400 block of North 1st Street in Abilene, Tx. On arrival, crews observed smoke and flames sho...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Structure Fire: 1900 Block of Denton

On January 22, 2021 at approximately 12:30 am, the Abilene Fire Department responded to an investigation in the 1900 block of Denton. A crew arrived to find an apartment building with smoke showing. The unit upgraded the call to a structure fire response....

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Structure Fire: 4600 Block of Maple Street

On January 21 2021, The Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 4600 block of Maple Street. The first crew arrived to find smoke coming from a detached apartment. Crews made entry and extinguished the remaining fire locate...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Structure Fire: 1700 Block of North 8th

On January 10, 2021 at approximately 7:48 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 1700 block of N 8th Street. The first arriving units found heavy smoke and flames showing from the front of the single-family resident...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Structure Fire: 2300 Block of Wyndham Ct

On January 9th at approximately 7:30 pm, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 2300 block of Wyndham Court. Crews arrived to find a three story residence with smoke and fire showing from the roof on the back of the s...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccines for Firefighters & Staff

The Abilene Fire Department has provided an opportunity for firefighters and staff to receive the Covid19 Pfizer vaccine or the Moderna vaccine. As of today Wednesday December 30, 2020, approximately 60 personnel received the Pfizer vaccine and 26 personn...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Structure Fire: 4200 Block of Caldwell Road

On December 13 at approximately 0348, the Abilene Fire department responded to a residential structure fire at the 4200 block of Caldwell Road in Abilene Texas. Crews arrived to find heavy flames and smoke showing from a single family residential mobile h...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Vehicle Fire: 900 S Danville

On December 10, 2020 at approximately 1600 hours the Abilene Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire next to a structure in the 900 block of South Danville. Crews arrived to find a vehicle fully involved. Crews made a quick attack and knock down ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Structure Fire: 500 Block of EN 23rd

On Monday, December 7, 2020 at approximately 09:20 am, fire crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 500 block of East North 23rd Street in Abilene, TX. On arrival, fire crews noticed heavy smoke and fire com...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Wildland Fire: 2900 Old Anson Road

On December 6 2020 at approximately 4 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a wildland fire behind the 2900 Old Anson Road. Crews arrived to find a small outside rubbish and wildland fire. The fire was located inside a heavily wooded area which m...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Structure Fire: 800 Block of Alameda Road

On December 6 2020 at approximately 4:26 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 800 Block of Alameda Road. Crews arrived to find a heavy smoke showing from the rear of the residence. The fire was located inside ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Structure Fire: 4600 Block of North 1st

On December 05, 2020 at approximately 08:20 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 4600 block of North 1st Street. Fire crews arrived to find a small metal building with moderate smoke emitting from the eave area of...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Structure Fire: 5600 Block of South 1st

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at approximately 22:50 crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to residential structure fire located in the 5600 block of South 1st Street. On arrival, crews noted a single story multi-family residential structure wit...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Structure Fire: 7000 Block of Spring Water Avenue

On November 19th, 2020 at approximately 1:26 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 7000 block of Spring Water Avenue. Crews arrived to find a house with smoke and flames showing at the rear of the residence. Th...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Structure Fire: 500 Block of Grape Street

On November 12, 2020 at approximately 2:05 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 500 block of Grape Street. Fire crews arrived to find an abandoned commercial structure with an exterior fire as well as smoke coming...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Structure Fire, Fatality: 900 Block of ES 11th

On November 11th, 2020, at approximately 04:50 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 900 block of ES 11th. Fire crews arrived to find a RV with heavy smoke and flames showing from the windows and roof. An interior fire atta...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Structure Fire: 600 Block of EN 15th Street

On November 6th, 2020 at approximately 1:19 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 600 block of EN 15th Street. Crews arrived to find a house with smoke and flames showing. The fire was located inside a small de...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Structure Fire: 3500 block of North 10th

On Monday, November 2, 2020 at approximately 09:00 crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to residential structure fire located in the 3500 block of North 10th. On arrival, crews noted a single story residential structure with smoke coming from ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Structure Fire: 2500 block of Woodridge Street

On November 2, 2020 at approximately 08:59 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 2500 block of Woodridge Street. Crews arrived to find a back porch of wood construction on fire. Fire crews were able to quickly ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Structure Fire: 5000 Block of South 7th

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at approximately 1:30 pm crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to residential structure fire located in the 5000 block of South 7th. On arrival, crews noted a single story residential structure with smoke and flam...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Structure Fire: 1000 Block of China Street

On October 24, 2020 at approximately 11:40 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire located in the 1000 block of China St.  Upon arrival, fire crews found smoke coming from an air vent located on the roof as well ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Structure Fire: 1500 Block of Park Ave

On October 22nd, 2020 at approximately 7:03 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a first alarm residential structure fire located in the 1500 block of Park Avenue. Crews arrived to find a single family home with light smoke showing. A fast attac...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Structure Fire: 1300 Block of Yeomans Rd

On October 12th, 2020 at approximately 3:00 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 1300 block of Yeomans Road. Crews arrived to find a duplex building with nothing showing. Crews quickly found the fire, which wa...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Vehicle Fire: Dub Wright Blvd & Hampton Hills St

At approximately 1745 hours on September 16, 2020, the Abilene Fire Department was dispatched to a car fire near the intersection of Dub Wright Blvd. and Hampton Hills Street. Upon arrival an attack was made on the car fire and patient c...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Structure Fire: 1200 Block of Yeomans Rd

On September 25, 2020 at approximately 12:18 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located in the 1200 block of Yeomans Rd. Fire crews arrived on scene to find a small fire located in the kitchen of the apartment buil...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Structure Fire: 2000 Block of Ambler Ave

On Thursday, September 24, 2020 at approximately 3:00 pm crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to residential structure fire located in the 2000 block of Ambler Ave. On arrival, crews noted a single story residential structure with smoke and fi...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

State Farm Memorial Blood Drive

State Farm Agent Kim Austin will be hosting a memorial blood drive this year for Abilene Good Neighbor Day, honoring fallen firefighter Mike Degering. The blood drive will be on Monday September 28th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Kim Austin’...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Structure Fire: 1200 block of South San Jose

On September 16, 2020 at approximately 6:40 a.m. the Abilene Police Department responded to a domestic disturbance call located at the 1200 block of South San Jose to find smoke coming from the windows. PD notified the Abilene Fire Department of a residen...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Structure Fire: 4200 Block of East Industrial

At approximately 09:40 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department was contacted by the City Marshal’s Office in regards to a large trash fire that was located in the 4200 block of East Industrial.  The call originated from the Abilene Regional Ai...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Structure Fire: 1700 Block of Sherman Drive

On September 11th, 2020 at approximately 3:36 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 1700 block of Sherman Drive. The first responding unit arrived to find a single family dwelling with light smoke showing. Fire...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Structure Fire: 4200 Block of South 7th

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 f...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Structure Fire: 1700 Block of Jeanette Street

At approximately 9:28 a.m. on September 5th 2020, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 1700 block of Jeanette Street. Crews arrived on scene to find smoke showing from the residence. During the initial investigation...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Structure Fire: Surrey Square

On September 20th, 2020 at approximately 1:40 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at Surrey Square. Crews arrived to find a house with smoke showing. A second alarm was called shortly after initial crews were dispat...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Structure Fire: 200 Block of Trailway Drive

On Monday, August 31, 2020 at approximately 06:51 am, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 200 block of Trailway Dr. Abilene Fire Department crews arrived to find a single family dwelling with smoke and fire showing...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Structure Fire: 800 Block of Butternut Street

On August 29th, 2020 at approximately 5:57 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a non-residential structure fire at the 800 block of Butternut Street. Crews arrived to find an abandoned commercial building with light smoke showing. Fire crews ma...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Structure Fire: 3000 Block of Simmons Ave

On August 25, 2020, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 3000 block of Simmons Ave. Fire crews arrived to find a single family residence with smoke showing from in the back of the structure. After in...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Structure Fire: 2000 Block of South Clack

At approximately 5:00 p.m. on August 20th, 2020, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 2000 block of South Clack Street. Crews arrived to find an apartment building with smoke showing. A second alarm was called short...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Structure Fire: 3100 block of South 7th Street

At approximately 8:38 p.m. on August 8th 2020, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 3100 block of South 7th street. Crews arrived on scene to find a residence fully involved with heavy fire and smoke showing. The fi...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Structure Fire: 5000 Block of Ryan Circle North

On August 4th, 2020, at approximately 12:00 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 5000 block of Ryan Circle North. Fire crews arrived to find a single family residence with smoke and fire showing. Crews were able to quickl...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Captain Jerry Medley Retires

Jerry Medley

Today is Captain Jerry Medley’s last day as an Abilene Firefighter. After 47 years of service, Captain Medley is the longest tenured professional firefighter in AFD history and has decided to retire. He has served our Department well and we wish...

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