Fire leads to evacuation of Dean apartment complex

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Samantha Boyle

Residents of The Dean apartment building wait outside on Saturday night after a fire broke out inside the building. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

By Willie Cui, Staff Writer

At around 8 p.m. on Saturday, a fire was reported at The Dean Campustown, an apartment complex located at 708 S. Sixth St., Champaign.

Residents have evacuated the building onto the street, and three fire trucks have arrived on the scene. 

It is not known exactly what caused the fire or where inside the building it occurred.

Patrons and employees of Jimmy John’s and Target also evacuated.

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