Firefighters say sparks caused north Abilene business fire
ABILENE, Texas - Firefighters responded to a fire at a north Abilene business Saturday afternoon.
It happened at Abilene Heating and Plumbing at about 5:30 p.m.
That's in the 1000 block of Walnut Street.
Firefighters said an employee was working inside when sparks ignited a flammable liquid.
The fire spread quickly, and the employee suffered minor burns and some smoke inhalation.
He was transported to the hospital.
Damages are estimated at $100,000.
Investigators said the fire was accidental.