CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Champaign firefighters responded to a fire at a house in the 914 block of West Beardsley Avenue just after 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning.
According to the fire department, once on the scene, fire crews found smoke and flames coming from the side and back of the residence.
Firefighters deployed multiple hose lines and entered the home to search for victims.
Firefighters rescued four occupants from within the home and had the fire extinguished by 9:43 a.m.
The home sustained heavy smoke and heat damage. Fire damage was contained to the northeast corner of the house.