The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 908 Frank Drive, Monday, March 19, 2018, at 2:48 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found smoke coming from the garage of the home. Suppression efforts began immediately.
A passerby noticed smoke coming from the attached garage of the home and called 911. Firefighters arrived on the scene and deployed hose lines into the residence to quickly extinguish the small fire found in the garage. The occupants were not home at the time of the fire, however firefighters rescued one dog found inside. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported.
The cause of the fire remains undetermined as investigators continue their scene examination. The four occupants of the home have been displaced because of this fire.
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. Smoke alarms can provide early notification when seconds count.
Media Contact: Randy Smith, Deputy Fire Marshal | Phone: (217) 403-7212