Dog dies in duplex fire in Urbana

Dog dies in duplex fire in Urbana

URBANA — A dog died in a fire at an Urbana duplex Sunday afternoon.

According to their report, firefighters were called to a blaze at 1732 E. Florida Ave. at 2:55 p.m. Sunday.

When they arrived, smoke was coming out of a second-floor window on the building’s south side.

Firefighters had the fire under control by 3 p.m. and were able limit it to a single bedroom in one apartment. That apartment remained uninhabitable Sunday evening, according to Urbana Fire Marshal Phil Edwards.

No people were home, but a pet dog died in the fire.

Total damage was estimated at between $10,000 and $15,000. The fire department’s report lists the owner of the property as Bryan Youngblood.

The cause of the fire was listed as undetermined on Sunday evening. Firefighters left the scene at 4:30 p.m.

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