The Champaign and Urbana Fire Departments responded to a working fire at 619 N Country Fair Drive, Country Fair Self-Storage, Friday, January 8, 2016 at 6:50 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported heavy smoke coming from building G. Suppression efforts began immediately.
Sixteen (16) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately thirty-six (36) emergency response personnel responded to the call from Champaign and Urbana Fire Departments and Arrow Ambulance. Lieutenant Tyler Funk was the commanding officer of this incident. A second alarm was struck at 7:41 p.m. and the fire was brought under control at 9:24 p.m. The Champaign Police Department provided traffic control at the scene, and Champaign Public Works assisted with debris removal. A total damage estimate is unavailable at this time. The origin and cause is currently undetermined as the fire investigation continues.
The Champaign Fire Department reminds all citizens to maintain a working smoke alarm in their place of residence and to have and practice a home escape plan.
Contact: Randy Smith | 217-403-7212