Abilene firefighters battled a carport fire in the 3000 block of South 7th Street – at the intersection of Sammons Street -- about 2 p.m. Monday.
A vehicle was inside the carport at the time of the blaze. There was no damage to the house because the carport was a separate structure.
According to the Abilene Fire Department, "a mechanical issue with the vehicle parked under the carport is to blame. "
Fire officials estimate damage to total about $5,000. The vehicle and carport were a total loss.
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