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Structure Fire - 3300 Block of Sherry Lane

Post Date:10/23/2019 8:55 AM
On October 22, 2019 at 8:25 p.m. the Abilene Fire Department responded to a structure fire at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of Sherry Lane. Upon arrival they found a small fire inside a 1st floor bedroom and were able to quickly extinguish the fire resulting in minor damage to the structure. Occupants of the apartment were alerted by their smoke detector and were able to exit the structure safely. The occupants and neighbors attempted to extinguish the fire using multiple fire extinguishers. Fire investigation revealed the fire started on the bed and was the result of an improperly discarded cigarette. The fire is ruled accidental and estimated damages total $3,000
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