One dead after mobile home fire


Champaign - A fire in a mobile home left one dead and a second person injured.

The fire started Friday shortly after 7 a.m. in mobile home at 17 Apricot Drive. A neighbor called 911 when they noticed the home was on fire. It only took firefighters 15 minutes to put the fire out, but they say it was difficult because of the hoard inside the home.  

Norma I. Munds.76, was found dead in the bedroom of the home. Her husband was able to get out of the home, he is being treated at a nearby hospital for minor burns.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated. A backhoe has been brought in to help clear the debris.

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday. The death is being investigated by the Champaign County Coroner's Office, Champaign Fire Department ad Champaign Police.

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