UPDATE: 2-alarm fire causes $200,000 in damage at Abilene apartment development

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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — The Abilene Fire Department (AFD) fought a large, two-alarm fire at an apartment development in South Abilene.

Crews were still knocking down flames at midnight after the Heritage Heights at Abilene apartment development next to Wind Chase Village ignited late Monday night.

A press release from the Abilene Fire Department confirms the fire ignited at the unfinished complex just before 11:30 p.m.

AFD arson investigator Fuentes says arson is always a possibility, but the official cause of the fire has not been determined and is still under investigation.

“The fire damage was limited to the east portion of the unfinished structure and two pieces of heavy equipment. In all 32 personnel, four fire engines, two ladder trucks, seven staff and support vehicles were dispatched to the fire,” a press release from the Abilene Fire Department explains.

No injuries were reported in connection to this fire, which caused an estimated $200,000 worth of damage.

This is a developing story. Stick with BigCountryHomepage.com for more information as it becomes available.

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