The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a home at 2204 Brookhaven Dr., Friday, May 8, 2020, at 6:34 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the single-family residence.
Firefighters responded to a report from a neighbor of smoke and fire coming from the garage of the single-story home. Once on the scene, fire crews reported smoke and fire coming from the roof and garage. Firefighters entered the structure and rescued one person from inside the home. Firefighters deployed multiple hose lines into the home and quickly extinguished the fire.
The cause of this fire is undetermined as investigators remain on the scene conducting their investigation. There were no firefighter injuries reported. Three people were home at the time of the fire. Two occupants were outside the home when firefighters arrived and refused medical treatment. One occupant was treated on scene and transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The occupants will be displaced as a result of the damage.
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.