Residential Fire – 1402 Joanne Lane

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1402 Joanne Lane, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 7:58 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the single-family residence.

Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the residence.  Once on the scene, crews encountered a fire on the exterior of the home, that appeared to have extended to the attic.  Firefighters deployed a single hose line and quickly extinguished the fire.

The cause of this fire is undetermined as investigators remain on the scene conducting their investigation.  Three occupants of the home have been displaced because of this fire.  There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported.

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