Fire causes $10,000 damage to apartment building
CHAMPAIGN — Fire caused $10,000 damage but no injuries early Thursday morning at an apartment building near the University of Illinois campus.
Firefighters were called to 108 E. John St. at 2:56 a.m. Thursday, and found smoke coming from the southeast corner of the building. They found fire in a small one-story addition there.
The fire was extinguished quickly and firefighters searched the building and ventilated the smoke. The 10 occupants of the building then were allowed back inside.
Damage to the building, which is owned by Professional Property Management, was estimated at $10,000.
The cause was listed as incendiary.