News Flash

Fire - News Releases

Posted on: August 10, 2020

Structure Fire: 3100 block of South 7th Street

At approximately 8:38 p.m. on August 8th 2020, the Abilene Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 3100 block of South 7th street. Crews arrived on scene to find a residence fully involved with heavy fire and smoke showing. The fire was threatening other homes in the area and a second alarm was quickly requested. Fire crews protected the exposures and conducted a defensive fire attack on the initial fire structure. The fire was ultimately extinguished with the house sustaining heavy damage. One resident was home at the time of the fire but was able to exit without injury, two canines succumbed to heat and smoke inside the residence and were removed for proper disposal by animal control. Estimated loss is determined to be $60,000. The fire remains under investigation at this time. In total 24 Abilene Fire Department personnel responded including two ladder trucks, four engines and four command staff vehicles.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Fire - News Releases

State Farm Memorial Blood Drive

Posted on: September 22, 2020

Structure Fire: 1700 Block of Sherman Drive

Posted on: September 11, 2020

Structure Fire: 4200 Block of South 7th

Posted on: September 11, 2020

Structure Fire: Surrey Square

Posted on: September 4, 2020
Jerry Medley

Captain Jerry Medley Retires

Posted on: July 31, 2020

July 4th Incidents

Posted on: July 6, 2020

Cleaning Apparatus

Posted on: April 30, 2020

Structure Fire: 800 of Peach Street

Posted on: April 20, 2020

Structure Fire: 400 Block of Pine

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Structure Fire: 1300 Block of Sewell

Posted on: February 6, 2020

Structure Fire: 4800 Block of Mary Lou

Posted on: November 18, 2019

Structure Fire: 2800 Block of Sayles

Posted on: November 7, 2019