Rescue – 203 W. Hill St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a rescue at a building under demolition at 203 W. Hill St., Thursday, August 31, at 12:01 p.m. Fire crews rescued two patients from the site.

Firefighters responded to a report of someone needing help in a partially demolished building with a second person running in to assist. Once on the scene, fire crews reported two patients in the partially demolished building. Fire crews were quickly able to walk a first patient out of the basement of the structure. A second patient was packaged in a stokes basket and rescued using rope and a ladder truck.

There were no firefighter injuries reported. The two patients were treated on scene and transported by ambulance to a local hospital.