Apartment complex catches fire

By Anthony Antoine | aantoine@wcia.com

Published 03/10 2014 10:51PM

Updated 03/11 2014 10:12AM

URBANA -- Crews were called to the scene of an active fire at 201 South Busey just before 9 pm, Monday. 18 people were evacuated from the burning apartment building.

One person had to be rescued from the balcony. Flames were visible from the third floor, but firefighters were able to put them out.

MTD buses were brought in to temporarily house those displaced. Fire officials aren't sure what started the blaze. No one was hurt.

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