Champaign Fire Department Responds to Residential Fire

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 4809 W Windsor Road #A13, Monday, September 5, 2016, at 4:10 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke and flames visible from the residence.  Suppression efforts began immediately.

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.  The fire was discovered by a neighbor who also called 911.  The one occupant was not home at the time of the fire.  Crews entered the residence, and quickly extinguished the fire.  The fire was brought under control at 4:38 a.m.  There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported.  The total damage estimate is currently unavailable.  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.


Media Contact:  Randy Smith, Deputy Fire Marshal

Phone:  (217) 403-7212 / Cell:  (217) 840-9434