Commercial Fire – 619 N Country Fair Drive


The Champaign and Urbana Fire Departments responded to a working fire at 619 N Country Fair Drive, Country Fair Self-Storage, Friday, January 8, 2016 at 6:50 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported heavy smoke coming from building G.  Suppression efforts began immediately.

Sixteen (16) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately thirty-six (36) emergency response personnel responded to the call from Champaign and Urbana Fire Departments and Arrow Ambulance. Lieutenant Tyler Funk was the commanding officer of this incident.  A second alarm was struck at 7:41 p.m. and the fire was brought under control at 9:24 p.m. The Champaign Police Department provided traffic control at the scene, and Champaign Public Works assisted with debris removal.  A total damage estimate is unavailable at this time.  The origin and cause is currently undetermined as the fire investigation continues.

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.


Contact:  Randy Smith | 217-403-7212