Champaign apartment fire under investigation
CHAMPAIGN — Residents of a three-story apartment building in north Champaign were evacuated after a fire in an apartment Saturday night.
Champaign firefighters were called to 302 E. Park St. about three blocks north of University Avenue at 9:50 p.m.
There were several reports of flames and smoke coming from a third-floor apartment. Firefighters had the fire knocked down within minutes.
A Mass Transit District bus was called for the displaced residents to sit in while firefighters investigated.
There were no reports of any injuries. An investigator was being summoned.
The Champaign County assessor's website lists the owner of the property as Urban Park Place LLC.