Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of smoke & flames seen coming from a house at 1818 Sadler Dr. on December 30, 2014. Upon arrival, fire crews found smoke and fire coming from a north window on the lower level of the structure. Fire crews deployed a single hand line through the main entry of the house and were able to quickly extinguish the fire and contain it to the room of origin. No civilian or fire department personnel injuries were reported.
What: Working Fire @ single family home
Date: December 30th, 2014
Time of Call: 14:18 hours
Time on Scene: 14:24
Where: 1818 Sadler Dr.
Owner: Dr. Sudhakar Pamidighantam
Occupants: Four (4): No occupants at home at time of fire
Cause of fire: Accidental / Open Flame Device
Dollar loss: TBD
For questions regarding this media release contact: John Koller, Fire Marshal, Phone: (217) 403-7210