The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 804 Crescent Drive Unit B, Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 9:26 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found moderate smoke coming from the first-floor windows of a two-story duplex. Suppression efforts began immediately.
Firefighters deployed hose lines inside the duplex and quickly extinguished the fire that was found in the kitchen. One occupant was treated on scene for minor burns. There were no firefighter injuries reported.
The cause remains undetermined as investigators are still on scene. The occupant has been displaced from the home because of the fire.
The Champaign Fire Department reminds all citizens to maintain a working smoke alarm in their place of residence. Smoke alarms can provide early notification when seconds count.
Media Contact: Randy Smith, Deputy Fire Marshal | Phone: (217) 403-7212