On March 19, 2022 at approximately 0900, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 1900 block of Portland Avenue. Crews arrived to find heavy fire and smoke from a shed next to the house and the house itself on fire. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire. There was heavy damage to the shed and moderate damage to the rear of the house. The occupants of the residence discovered the fire and were able to self-evacuate. There were no injuries at this fire. The cause of the fire remains under investigation and the estimated value of damage is $45,000.