Fire Update – 523 Nathaniel Burch Drive

CFD Fire Information Report 

Narrative: The Champaign Fire Department responded to the report of a working fire on the exterior of a building at 523 Nathaniel Burch Dr. Upon arrival fire crews found fire showing on the exterior of the building. Crews quickly extinguished the fire. There were no injuries to fire personnel or citizens reported. 

What: Exterior building fire 

Date: May 27, 2014

Time of Call: 4:19 a.m.

Time on Scene: 4:26 a.m.

Strike: 4:35 a.m.

Where: 523 Nathaniel Burch Dr.

Owner: Douglass Square Apartments

Occupants: 2

Cause of fire: Accidental (Improper disposal of charcoal briquettes)        

Dollar loss: $10,000         

Other Information: 

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