The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1105 North Champaign Street, Friday, December 22, 2017, at 6:39 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found moderate smoke and fire coming from the front of a single-family home. Suppression efforts began immediately.
A neighbor noticed smoke coming from the residence and called 911. Once on scene, firefighters deployed hose lines inside the home and quickly extinguished the fire that was contained to the porch and living room of the home. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported.
The cause of the fire is undetermined as investigators remain on scene. The occupant has been displaced because of this fire.
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. Smoke alarms can provide early notification when seconds count.
Media Contact: Randy Smith, Deputy Fire Marshal | Phone: (217) 403-7212