On June 30, 2022 at approximately 4:57 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located on the 2200 block of North Mockingbird. AFD fire crews arrived to find smoke coming from an attached garage that was converted into a bedroom. Occupants of the residence were attempting to extinguish the fire with a water hose. The fire was quickly brought under control and contained to the garage. Two occupants were home at the time of the incident and no injuries were sustained. The American Red Cross was notified to assist the occupants. A dog was discovered in the residence and was deceased despite resuscitation efforts. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Damages are estimated at $10,000.