Items tagged: FEMA

City Building Atrium Display Case Highlights Emergency Preparedness Week

This week, staff from the Community Relations Office decorated the City Building Atrium display case for June’s National Safety Month. The display case highlights Emergency Preparedness week, June 3-9. Stop by the display case to get great information on emergency preparedness and home preparation. For more information about National Safety Month, click here. A special […]


Champaign City Council Approves the Assistance to Firefighters Grant

For Immediate Release The Champaign Fire Department has been awarded $183,478 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Assistance to Firefighters Grant for technical rescue training. This grant has a City match of $18,347 for a total of $201,825 for continued training. In January 2016, the Champaign Fire Department applied for the FEMA Assistance to […]


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 […]


Champaign Fire Department Partners with Community Organizations to Install Smoke Alarms

  Firefighters from the Champaign Fire Department, Staff from Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department, and members of several community organizations will install smoke alarms in a two-phased process over several weekends in April. This campaign is part of an effort to reach out to residents in two high-risk neighborhoods, with borders of Mattis Avenue to the […]