Items tagged: carbon monoxide detectors

Smoke Alarm Blitz – West Champaign

On Saturday, April 14, employees of the Fire Department and Neighborhood Services Department, along with community and Red Cross volunteers, went door-to-door in a west Champaign neighborhood offering to check smoke alarms and install free smoke alarms in homes that needed them. The Smoke Alarm Blitz included approximately 314 homes within the boundaries Kirby Avenue […]


Champaign Fire Department Partners with WCIA & WCIX Staff to Install Smoke Alarms

Champaign Fire Department Partners with WCIA & WCIX Staff to Install Smoke Alarms Firefighters and staff from the Champaign Fire Department along with employees of WCIA and WCIX Television were out Friday, June 16, installing smoke alarms in a west Champaign neighborhood. Thirty volunteers from WCIA/WCIX Television came out on their Founder’s Day to be […]


City Employees and Community Members Take Part in Phase 1 of a Neighborhood Fire Prevention Effort 

Staff and Firefighters from the Champaign Fire Department, staff from Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department, and members of several community organizations completed phase 1 of the targeted-neighborhood fire prevention effort on Saturday, April 2. Approximately 11 employees from the Champaign Fire Department, 4 employees from the Neighborhood Services Department, and 20 volunteers from community organizations canvassed two high-risk neighborhoods in […]