Garage Fire – 1000 Block of W. Union St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a detached single-car garage in the 1000 block of W. Union St., Friday, December 25, 2020, at 1:05 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that was contained to the garage.

Firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from this single-car garage. Once on the scene, firefighters deployed a single hose line and quickly extinguished the fire found inside the garage.

The cause of this fire is undetermined as investigators remain on the scene conducting their investigation. There were no firefighter or occupant 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.