On March 30, 2022 at approximately 10:54 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located on the 2400 block of Buffalo Gap Road. AFD fire crews arrived to find light smoke escaping from a doorway of the two story apartment complex. The occupants of the apartment were not home at the time of the incident. Crews discovered heat and smoldering around a ceiling mounted A/C unit and quickly contained the fire. There was minimal damage to the structure. Investigation revealed that the fire was a result of a mechanical failure of the A/C unit. The fire is determined to be accidental and the damages are estimated at $5,000.