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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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Posted on: July 6, 2020

July 4th Incidents

On July 04, 2020, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1400 block of Griggs Street. Fire crews arrived to find a single family residence with nothing showing. Crews investigated and found smoke in th...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Structure Fire: 1400 block of Longbotham Street

On June 29, 2020, at approximately 1:50 am, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1400 block of Longbotham Street. Fire crews arrived to find a fully involved shed structure in the back of the residence. Fire crews made an exter...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Structure Fire: 3500 Rolling Green Drive

On June 17, 2020 at approximately 11:40 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm structure fire located in the 3500 block of Rolling Green Drive. The first arriving units discovered a 2-story apartment complex with heavy fire on the exterio...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Structure Fire: 1400 block of Victoria Street

On June 12, 2020 at approximately 02:00 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 1400 block of Victoria Street. Fire crews arrived to find heavy fire on the back exterior of the single-family residence. Fire crews were...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Structure Fire: 3000 Block of Clinton

On June 8th, 2020, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 3000 block of Clinton. Fire crews arrived to find a single story dwelling with nothing showing. Fire crews investigated the interior of the st...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Structure Fire: 1700 Block of Glenwood Drive

At approximately 0203 hours on May 20th 2020, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located in the 1700 block of Glenwood Drive. Crews arrived to find flames and smoke coming out of the attic space and made a quick attack e...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Structure Fire: 2400 Block of Buffalo Gap Road

On May 13, 2020 at approximately 1:50 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a two-alarm structure fire located  in the 2400 block of Buffalo Gap Road. Fire crews arrived to find smoke and flames coming from the 1st floor of the two-story...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Structure Fire: 300 Block of Pleasant Hill

On May 7th, 2020, at approximately 6:15 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 300 block of Pleasant Hill.  Fire crews arrived to find a RV fully involved, and quickly spreading to a manufactured home. A fire attack...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update from the Abilene Fire Department

The Abilene Fire Department has experienced a direct impact due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.  To date, 49 firefighters have tested positive for the virus, and an additional 6 have self-quarantined due to direct exposures.  These numbers ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Structure Fire: 5400 Block of Texas Avenue

At approximately 1740 on May 5th 2020, the Abilene Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at the 5400 block of Texas Ave. A second alarm was dispatched due to it being a multi family dwelling and a high life hazard. Arriving units found light ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Cleaning Apparatus

We want to first apologize for the late notice but the Abilene Fire Department just confirmed with the professional cleaning service a start time for May 1st. We would like to invite the media to Station 6, 1482 South Danville, at 8:30 a.m. on May 1st, 20...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Structure Fire: 2300 Block of N Treadaway

At approximately 1340 on April 22nd, 2020 the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at the 2300 block of North Treadaway. Crews arrived to find Smoke and flames showing and made a fast attack extinguishing the fire. The residen...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Structure Fire: 1600 Block of Chestnut

On April 22nd 2020, at approximately 4:30 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1600 block of Chestnut. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from a single story residential structure. A 2nd Alarm was cal...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Structure Fire: 800 of Peach Street

On April 19, 2020 at approximately 4:30 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 800 block of Peach Street. Crews arrived to find smoke and flames showing at the rear of the residence and a  second al...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Structure Fire: 5200 Block of South 7th

On April 16th, 2020 at 11:50 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 5200 block of South 7th Street.  Fire crews arrived to find smoke and fire showing and quickly extinguished the fire. Three residents ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Structure Fire: 400 Block of Pine

On March 28, 2020 at approximately 9:20 pm the Abilene Fire Department responded to a high rise structure fire located in the 400 Block of Pine. The fire was out upon arrival. The occupants had a small cooking fire that initiated the sprinkler system resu...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Structure Fire: 2000 Block of South 19th

On March 28, 2020 at approximately 12:11 pm the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 2000 block of South 19th. Upon arrival, heavy smoke was found coming from the 1st floor of the two-story residential structure. A fire att...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Structure Fire: 2800 Block of Pine Street

On March 19th, 2020 at approximately 09:50 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 2800 block of Pine St. Fire crews arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and flames coming from a single-wide mobile home structure. The occupa...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Structure Fire: 3900 Block of Pine Street

On March 9, 2020, at approximately 10:40 pm, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 3900 block of Pine Street. Fire crews arrived to find a wrecking yard with heavy smoke and flames showing. Fire crews made their attack from the ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Structure Fire: 900 Block of Vine St.

On March 4th, 2020 at approximately 7:20 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 900 block of Vine St. Fire crews arrived on scene to find smoke venting from the structure. Upon forcing entry, fire crews found heavy fire in t...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Structure Fire: 4000 Block of Redbud Circle

On March 3rd, 2020, at approximately 7:45p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 4000 block of Redbud Circle. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke and flames showing from the front and rear of the multifamily duplex. Fire c...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Structure Fire: 5200 Block of Questa Drive

On February 6th, 2020, at approximately 7:30 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 5200 block of Questa Drive. Fire crews arrived to find a single story dwelling with light smoke showing from the side of the structure. Fire...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Structure Fire: 1300 Block of Sewell

On February 6th, 2020, at approximately 12:00 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1300 block of Sewell. Fire crews arrived to find a single story dwelling with light smoke showing from the garage. Fire crews gained access...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Structure Fire: 300 Block of Westmoreland

On January 15, 2020, at approximately 9:30 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 300 block of Westmoreland. Fire crews arrived to find light smoke and flames coming from the back of the residence on the exterior of the stru...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Structure Fire: 2400 Block of Buffalo Gap Road

On January 10, 2019 at approximately 9:41 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire at an apartment complex located in the 2400 block of Buffalo Gap Road. Fire crews arrived to find light smoke coming from a first floor apartment. A 2...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Structure Fire: 3900 Block of Chris Drive

At approximately 1229 hours on 01/08/2020 AFD Crews responded to a structure fire located at the 3900 block of Chris drive. First arriving units found two structures involved, one fully involved and the second partially involved with heavy smoke and fire ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Structure Fire: 4800 Block of Mary Lou

On November 15, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 4800 block of Mary Lou. Fire crews arrived to find a single story dwelling with light smoke showing. Fire crews gained access to the interio...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Structure Fire: 2800 Block of Sayles

On November 6th 2019 at 0345 the Abilene Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire at the Maison Blanche Apartments at the 2800 block of Sayles. After crews arrived on scene the structure fire was quickly updated to a third alarm fire. The fi...

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