ABILENE, Texas -

A fire destroyed an Abilene man’s Jeanette Street home Saturday morning.

A total of eight fire department units reported to the scene to fight the fire around 9:45 a.m. Saturday. It took firefighters nearly 20 minutes to fully extinguish the flames.

Firefighters said the cause of the fire was a cigarette that had not been properly disposed of.

The homeowner sustained minor injuries.