On Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at approximately 10:51p.m., crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to the 800 block of Hickory Street in reference to a residential structure fire. While responding to the scene, heavy smoke was noted coming from the incident area. On arrival, it was confirmed that a single story dwelling was fully engulfed in flames. It was reported by first arriving equipment that heavy flames and smoke were seen. A quick attack was made on the involved structure containing the fire. There were no occupants home at the time of the incident and no injuries were reported. The Red Cross was contacted to provide assistance to the displaced occupants. The damage is estimated to be $30,000 and fire is still under investigation.