On Sunday, May 8, 2022 at approximately 03:26 am, crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to the 2300 block of Palm Street in reference to a residential structure fire. On arrival, crews observed a single story, single family dwelling with heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear of the structure. The first arriving engine made a quick attack on the fire quickly bringing it under control. There was one resident inside the home at the time of the fire. The resident was treated on scene for injuries sustained and was transported to a local hospital for further treatment and evaluation. The fire was ruled accidental in nature and the estimated loss is $20,000.