Garage Fire – Gentry Square Apartments

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire in a maintenance garage at Gentry Square Apartments on May 1, 2016, at 7:17 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the maintenance garage of the complex.  Crews quickly made entry into the maintenance garage and encountered moderate smoke and fire. Crews had the fire extinguished at 7:36 p.m.

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.  There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported.  The Champaign Police Department provided traffic control.  The origin and cause is currently undetermined as the fire investigation continues.

Contact:  Randy Smith | 217-403-7212 | [email protected]