CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — A firefighter who was hurt during a house fire on Wednesday has been released from the hospital.

A spokesperson for the Champaign Fire Department says they will continue recovering at home.

The fire happened on Flora Drive, off of Springfield Avenue. Officials say the firefighter’s self-contained breathing apparatus mask became dislodged and the firefighter breathed in smoke-filled air.

A spokesperson says, “We thank the media and the public for respecting the firefighter’s privacy as they
are requesting to not have their identity released at this time.”