2107 Charwick – CFD Fire Information Report

Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded this morning to a report of a house fire at 2107 Charwick. Upon arrival units found smoke and flame coming from the back of the house. Crews quickly deployed hose lines to the back of the home to find the deck and back wall of the structure involved with fire. Crews were able to extinguish the main body of the fire quickly. Crews found fire had extended into the attic area of the home and additional crews were deployed into the house to extinguish the fire in this area. Two people were home at the time of the fire. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries. Fire investigators were able to determine that the fire was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials.

What: Working Fire / Single Family Residence
Date: October 29, 2013
Time of Call: 00:50
Time on Scene: 00:56
Strike: Not Available
Where: 2107 Charwick, Champaign
Owner: TBA
Occupants: TBA
Cause of fire: Accidental / Improper disposal of smoking materials
Dollar loss: Undetermined at this time
Other Information: N/A

For questions regarding this media release contact: John Koller, Fire Marshal, Phone: (217) 403-7210