On Monday, April 3, 2023 at approximately 22:33 pm crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to the 200 block of Washington Blvd in reference to a residential structure fire. On arrival, crews reported smoke coming from the eaves of the residence. Entry was made into the structure where fire crews observed heavy smoke and fire conditions. A quick attack was made containing the fire to the area of origin. There was no extension into adjoining structures. The fire was ruled accidental in nature and the damage is estimated to be $15,000. There was one occupant home at the time of the fire. The occupant was able to exit the structure but was transported by MetroCare to Hendrick Medical Center for evaluation.