Residential Fire – 912 Charles St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a detached garage at 912 Charles St., Thursday, July 6, at 10:16 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished this garage fire.

Firefighters responded to a report of a detached garage on fire, initially called in by a passerby. Once on the scene, fire crews reported moderate smoke and fire coming from the front of the garage. Firefighters deployed a single hose line and kept the fire from extending beyond the garage.

The cause of this fire has not been determined as investigators remain on the scene conducting their investigation. There were no firefighter or occupant injuries reported.

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.