8 displaced by fire

By Betty Simpson | bsimpson@wcia.com

Published 05/06 2014 11:02AM

Updated 05/06 2014 12:29PM

URBANA -- Crews responded to a fire about 9 pm, Monday, in the 100-block of South Gregory. It happened in an apartment in the building. The fire started in an area where soldering/brazing was being done. Damage is estimated at $20,000.

Eight people are displaced until the property can be cleaned up and repaired. Shelter for seven is being provided by the UI's emergency dean. The eighth person moved to a nearby parent's home.

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