On Monday, July 18, 2022 at approximately 14:40 pm, crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to the 1500 block of Saddle Lakes Drive in reference to a grass fire. On arrival, heavy smoke and flames were seen coming from an open field behind the structures located on Saddle Lakes Drive. A third alarm response was called due to the nature of the incident and the proximity of the fire to the structures. AFD crews were able to make a quick attack on the fire protecting the homes that were being threatened. The fire was contained to the open grassland between Saddle Lakes Drive and Crooked Trail Drive. There were no homes damaged during the incident. The fire was determined to be accidental in nature.