Items tagged: Fire

Residential Fire – 1308 Harris Avenue

The Champaign Fire Department responded to the report of a bedroom on fire at 1308 Harris Avenue, Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 10:50 a.m.  Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found flames and heavy smoke coming from a window of the home. A resident discovered the fire in the bedroom and called 9-1-1.  Firefighters […]


Apartment Fire – 907 S Mattis Ave.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 907 S. Mattis Ave., Monday, November 19, 2018, at 10:15 a.m.  Fire crews quickly contained the fire to the kitchen of a second-floor apartment. Firefighters responded to the working fire called in by an occupant of the apartment.  Once on the scene, crews found heavy smoke within […]


Champaign Fire Department Encourages Residents to “Look. Listen. Learn” as Fire Prevention Week 2018 Approaches

Today’s home fires burn faster than ever.  In a typical home, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds.  Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice.   The National Fire Protection Association’s Fire Prevention Week Campaign, “Look.  Listen.  Learn.  Be […]


Building Permits Issued

Champaign Fire Department, Building Safety Division issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 5001 Emmas Way $340,000 Sept. 20, 2018 New Single Family 1765 W Kirby $442,200 Sept. 25, 2018 Commercial Alteration Panera Bread 3002 Apollo Dr 12-15 […]


Champaign Fire Department Hosts Ceremonial Push-In for New Ladder 164

On Saturday, September 22nd, 2018, the Champaign Fire Department will ceremoniously “push-in” new Ladder 164 into service at Station 4, 2315 W. John Street.  At 12:00 p.m., the new ladder truck will be wet-down, dried, then “pushed-in”.  Fire prevention messages and tours of the station will be given after the ceremony until 2:00 p.m.   This […]


Apply Now to be a Champaign Firefighter!

The Champaign Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Entry-Level Firefighter Eligibility Testing Process. The Fire Department’s Mission is to protect life, property, and the environment through professional services delivered with compassion and integrity. We are seeking committed individuals to join the team of professional men and women that serve our City’s residents and […]