URBANA - A 58-year-old man has died after a fire in Urbana. The Urbana Fire Department told WAND News the fire happened at 1106 Mitchem at 2:36 AM.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in 20 minutes. The victim, identified by Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup as Dale Glissendorf, was removed from the 2nd floor through the window because the stairway was burned out.
Firefighters determined the fire began in the 1st floor near the furnace but the exact cause remains under investigation.