Fire displaces residents of Champaign mobile home; no one hurt

Fire displaces residents of Champaign mobile home; no one hurt

UPDATE, noon:

CHAMPAIGN — Two residents of a southwest Champaign mobile home have been displaced after an early-morning fire there Thursday.

Champaign Deputy Fire Marshal Randy Smith said firefighters were called to the New Century Estates Mobile Home Park, 4809 W. Windsor Road, about 3:45 a.m.

Smith said firefighters saw flames coming through the roof. No one was home at the time of the blaze.

The cause of fire remains under investigation and a damage estimate is not yet available. There were no injuries.

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Original story, published 8:19 a.m.:

CHAMPAIGN — Officials are investigating the cause of a fire this morning that caused extensive damage to a mobile home in the southwest part of the city.

Deputy Fire Marshal Randy Smith said firefighters were called to the New Century Estates Mobile Home Park at 4810 W. Windsor Road around 3:50 a.m Thursday.

Smith said flames were showing through the roof when crews arrived on scene. The fire was extinguished about an hour later.

Smith said no one was home at the time of the blaze and there were no injuries. He said the occupants of the home will be displaced.

A damage estimate is not yet available.

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