On October 30, 2023 at approximately 0950 hours, crews with the Abilene Fire Department responded to the 3100 block of Orange Street in reference to a residential structure fire. On arrival, crews reported heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of the structure. An interior attack was made on the fire containing the fire spread to the area of origin. No other structures were threatened and no injuries were reported. The American Red Cross was contacted for assistance. The estimated loss is $40,000 and the fire is ruled accidental in nature secondary to an improperly used heat lamp.