Firefighters respond to electrical fire at Champaign Co. Courthouse

URBANA — Firefighters worked to extinguish an electrical fire at the Champaign County Courthouse Thursday.

Around 2 p.m. Urbana firefighters were reported on the scene of the Champaign County Courthouse, according to initial reports.

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An initial investigation found that an electrical panel caught fire in the boiler room of the courthouse, according to a spokesperson for the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.

Smoke and flames were reported.

Crews are working with the power company to learn if people can return to the building.

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