The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire outside a home at 1214 Hollycrest Dr., August 23, at 10:47 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire beginning to extend to this single-family home.
Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of a fire outside this single-story home. Once on the scene, firefighters reported a small fire outside the residence beginning to extend into the attic of the home. Fire crews deployed a single hose line and quickly extinguished the fire.
The cause of this fire has not been determined as investigators remain on the scene conducting their investigation. No one was home at the time the fire started. There were no firefighter injuries reported. The occupants of the home will not be displaced.
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.