Crews respond to fire

Champaign County

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Firefighters have responded to a structure fire in the Garden Hills neighborhood.

It was first reported shortly after 4:00 Sunday afternoon in the 1700 block of Paula Drive after a passerby saw smoke emerging from the single-story home.

The Champaign Fire Department’s crew at the scene put out the fire, which was inside the bedroom of the home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No firefighters were hurt.

The people living in the home will be displaced.

The Champaign Fire Department sent out a statement reminding all citizens to maintain a working smoke alarm in their place of residence and to have and practice a home escape plan.

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