At approximately 09:40 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department was contacted by the City Marshal’s Office in regards to a large trash fire that was located in the 4200 block of East Industrial. The call originated from the Abilene Regional Airport seeing smoke in the area. Arson 1, Engine 2 and Brush 2 responded to the location to find a large pit in which the property owner was burning trash without acquiring a burn permit. The fire was well contained and in an open field. Due to no immediate hazard, the property owner was allowed to let the fire burn out. A hazard warning was issued for violation of the City of Abilene open burning ordinance.