Structure Fire – 1700 Block of Oak
At 0630 this morning the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1700 block of Oak Street. Upon arrival two occupants were outside of the home. Fire was discovered inside a kitchen wall and the attic. The fire was extinguished quickly, but checking for extension took some time. The fire was initially discovered when the homeowner heard a popping sound in the kitchen. There were no injuries and the damages are estimated at $10,000. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it appears to be electrical in nature.