Residential Fire – 810 S. Duncan Road

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 810 S. Duncan Road, Thursday, April 28, 2016, at 2:42 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the front of the structure.  Crews quickly extinguished the fire.

Twelve (12) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately twenty-six (26) emergency response personnel responded to the call from Champaign Fire and Arrow Ambulance.  Lieutenant John Hocking was the commanding officer of this incident. The fire was brought under control at 2:58 a.m. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported.  The Champaign Police Department provided traffic control.  Total damage is estimated at $15,000 structure and $7,000 contents.  The origin of the fire was in the kitchen of the residence.  The cause was accidental; unattended cooking.

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.

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Contact:  Randy Smith | 217-403-7212 | randy.smith@ci.champaign.il.us