Report: Incense causes north Abilene house fire

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Incense cause a north Abilene house fire early Monday morning.

A home on the 600 block of Beech Street caught fire around 4:00 a.m.

Fire officials say crews arrived at the home and found heavy fire coming from a front room of the residence.

The flames were quickly contained to that room and kept from spreading.

One occupant, who was home at the time of the fire, was able to escape without injury and is now receiving assistance from the Red Cross.

Investigators believe the fire, which caused around $30,000 in damage, was started by incense burning too close to other combustibles.

No further information has been released.

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