Apartment Fire – 1101 S. Mattis Ave.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a vacant 14 unit apartment building at 1101 S. Mattis Ave., December 2, at 6:40 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire inside this multi-family apartment building.

Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of a fire in this two-story building. Once on the scene, firefighters reported light smoke coming from a first-floor apartment. Fire crews deployed multiple hose lines and quickly extinguished the fire primarily contained to a first-floor unit.

The cause of this fire remains under investigation as investigators from the Champaign Fire and Police Departments are working to determine the cause. Any resident or business in the nearby area with exterior surveillance camera systems is encouraged to notify the fire or police department. No firefighter injuries were reported.