410 E. Green – Fire Update

CFD Fire Information Report

Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working at 410 E. Green St / Empire Restaurant. Upon arrival fire department crews found smoke emitting from the front of the property. Fire crews entered the property and found a cooking fire that had been controlled by the suppression system with residual fire in the duct system. A hose line was deployed to quickly extinguish the fire. Fire crews evacuated residents in the apartment areas of the structure. There were no civilian or fire personnel injuries reported.

What: Working Fire
Date: April 5, 2014
Time of Call: 4:14 p.m.
Time on Scene: 4:17 p.m.
Where: 410 E. Green Dr., Champaign
Owner: Bankier Apartments
Occupants: Business Owner: Jian Bin Lin
Cause of fire: Accidental / Cooking Fire
Dollar loss: Contents: $15,000 / No damage to building

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