On May 15, 2022 at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 1600 block of Sandefer Street. Crews arrived to find a recreational vehicle in the backyard of the residence fully engulfed in flames and two sheds starting to burn. Crews were able to make a quick attack and extinguishment of the fire. The owners of the property were at home but were able to evacuate from the area. The owner of the RV was trying to start the vehicle when it backfired and caught fire. The cause of the fire is determined to be mechanical failure. The estimated value of damage is $3500.