Category: Fire Department Press Releases

Champaign Fire Department Provides Water Rescue Training

The Champaign Fire Department is providing fire department personnel with water rescue training on the mornings of July 10, 11 and 12, at Baytowne Apartments, 1000 Baytowne Drive, Champaign.  Champaign Fire Department instructors will lead skill stations designed to simulate a surface water rescue and reinforce cervical immobilization and victim removal skills. The Champaign Fire […]


Storm Damage – 4500 and 4600 Blocks of Copper Ridge Road

The Champaign Fire, Police, and Public Works Departments have responded to damage from this afternoon’s severe storm.  Just after 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, strong straight-line winds damaged approximately 24 homes in the 4500 and 4600 blocks of Copper Ridge Road. Responders remain on Copper Ridge Road assessing the damage found there.  Strong winds caused damage […]