Apartment Fire – 800 W Church St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in an apartment at 800 W Church St., Friday, September 24, at 1:10 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this multi-family home.

Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at this two-story apartment building. Once on the scene, fire crews reported a fire in a second-floor apartment. Firefighters deployed a single hose line and extinguished the fire.

The cause of this fire is undetermined as investigators remain on the scene conducting their investigation. One firefighter was treated on scene and transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. The occupant of the apartment was not home at the time of the fire. The occupant will be displaced as a result of the damage.

The Champaign Fire Department reminds everyone 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.