Crews respond to early morning fire


URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — Firefighters are investigating the cause of a house fire. It happened near the corner of Scottswood Drive and Green Street.

The fire broke out around 1:30 Monday morning.

Several fire departments responded to the scene , including Urbana, Champaign, Edge-Scott, and Carroll Fire Protection District.

Firefighters say the homeowners were inside the house at the time, but they were able to make it out okay.

“I woke up. I heard the lady screaming. I looked out the window and there’s a fire blaze,” says neighbor Chris Youngman. “ Her daughter was still inside, so she had to go back inside and get her daughter.”

Firefighters say the family’s house is destroyed.

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