On December 06, 2021 at approximately 11:07 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 1300 block of Chestnut. The first arriving units found heavy smoke and flames showing from an abandoned residential structure. The structure was fully involved with fire. The fire department made a defensive attack and contained the fire to the structure of origin protecting the surrounding structures from fire spread. The structure was a total loss. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.