Historic Kirby House In Abilene Destroyed By Fire

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

An historic mansion and popular restaurant in Abilene is a total loss following a fire Wednesday evening.

It happened at the Kirby House shortly after 6 p.m. Our sister station WIBW reports that the restaurant had closed around 1 p.m. ahead of the winter storm.

The mansion, which was built in 1885 now serves as a restaurant. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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