On June 25, 2023 at approximately 5:25 p.m., crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to the 2900 block of Swenson Street in reference to a residential structure fire. On arrival, it was noted that light smoke was coming from the gables of the residence. There was no smoke production inside the home and it was discovered that the smoke and fire was confined to the attic. A quick attack was made and the fire was quickly brought under control. Salvage operations were conducted and the fire was ruled to be accidental in nature, secondary to an electrical malfunction in the attic. The estimated cause of damage was $15,000. There were no injuries reported at the time of the fire.