North Abilene home catches fire after woman falls asleep while cooking

    (Jesse Smith/KTXS)

    A north Abilene home caught fire overnight after a woman fell asleep while cooking.

    Around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning, fire crews responded to an active fire at 2002 Yorktown Drive.

    According to a battalion chief, a woman started cooking a meal, but fell asleep after taking medicine.

    Her daughter came home, saw the house on fire and called 911.

    Everyone made it out safely, including two dogs.

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