The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a kitchen at 2509 Maplewood Dr., Sunday, March 13, 2022, at 2:24 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home.
Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the kitchen of this two-story residence called in by the occupants. Once on the scene, fire crews reported smoke and flames coming from the home. Firefighters found a fire extending from the kitchen. Crews deployed multiple hose lines and quickly extinguished the fire.
This fire started in the kitchen and was attributed to cooking. There were no firefighter or occupant injuries reported. The occupants will be displaced as a result of the damage.
The Champaign Fire Department reminds everyone to stay in the kitchen while frying, boiling, grilling, or broiling food. If you leave the kitchen for even a short period of time, turn off the stove.