6 displaced following south Abilene house fire

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - 6 people were displaced following a house fire in south Abilene Thursday morning. 

Around 6:00 a.m., emergency crews arrived at a home on the 1800 block of S. Jackson Street and found it fully engulfed, with flames and heavy smoke billowing from the residence, according to a press release from the Abilene Fire Department. 

The press release states the fire was contained to the attic, causing an estimated $10,000 worth of damage. 

6 occupants were uninjured during the fire but are currently displaced. They have contacted the Red Cross for assistance. 

Investigators believe the fire began in the home's electrical system and the cause has been ruled accidental. 


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