Update: Fire on Westview Ruled Accidental

Update: Fire on Westview Ruled Accidental

The cause of the fire on Westview is still undetermined, though investigators believe it was accidental and began in the garage.
01/07/13 Update

The cause of the fire on Westview is still undetermined, though investigators believe it was accidental and began in the garage.

Extensive damage was done to the garage, kitchen, attic, and back porch areas of the home, with smoke damage throughout the remainder.

Damages are roughly estimated to be around $50,000.

A vehicle was also damaged, but it is unknown to what extent.

There were no injuries reported and The American Red Cross assisted the family of four with accommodations for the evening.

01/06/13 Original Story


Investigators are trying to determine what cause a fire that damaged a home in North Abilene.

The Abilene Fire Department worked to control a house fire at 1920 Westview Drive. The fire was reported around 7:30 PM.

Firemen found flames in the attic and garage.

We have no report of injuries.

Firefighters were able to get the fire out, but not before smoke and flames damaged half of the home.

The Red Cross was contacted to assist the family due to the cold weather.
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