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Structure Fire - 1000 Block Chestnut Street

Post Date:09/13/2019 2:17 PM
On Friday September 13th, 2019, at approximately 8:33 a.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1000 block of Chestnut St. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from a small two story apartment building. Fire crews gained access to the interior of the structure, and quickly brought the fire under control. Two of the units in the apartment building suffered extensive fire damage. The estimated loss is $13,000. One occupant suffered burn injuries and smoke inhalation. They were transported to Hendrick Medical Center. Another occupant of the building not home at the time has been displaced. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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