On August 25, 2020, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 3000 block of Simmons Ave. Fire crews arrived to find a single family residence with smoke showing from in the back of the structure. After investigation, crews located a fence and surrounding grass burning in the backyard of the structure. Crews were able to quickly put the fire out. Damage was confined to the fence. There were no injuries reported. The estimated loss was $1000.00. The cause of the fire is under investigation.