Category: Fire Department Press Releases

Champaign Fire Department Encourages Our Community to Observe a Moment of Silence in Honor of Those Lost on 9/11

The Champaign Fire Department asks the public to observe a moment of silence and reflection at 8:46 a.m on Friday, September 11. This marks the time Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center on a day that claimed the lives of thousands of Americans. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year […]


Residential Fire – 1613 Hedge Road

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire outside a home at 1613 Hedge Road, Monday, September 7, 2020, at 2:31 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that began outside the single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire outside this single-story home. Once on the scene, fire crews reported smoke and […]


Residential Fire – 326 N Fair St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a home at 326 N Fair St., Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 2:06 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report from an occupant of a fire in the basement of the single-story home. Once on the scene, […]


Residential Fire – 2204 Brookhaven Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a home at 2204 Brookhaven Dr., Friday, May 8, 2020, at 6:34 a.m.  Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report from a neighbor of smoke and fire coming from the garage of the single-story home.  Once on the […]


Champaign Sees Second Highest Year of Construction Value During 2019

Champaign continues to prove to be a great place to live, work, and play, as the City of Champaign’s Building Safety Division processed $252,890,006 in construction permits during 2019. That makes 2019 the second-highest year on record, second only to 2007 when the City processed $305 million of construction permits. During 2019, the Building Safety […]


Media Advisory – Sherwood Court Smoke Alarm Blitz

The Champaign Fire Department has organized a “Smoke Alarm Blitz” in the neighborhood that surrounds the home of the overnight fire at 9 Sherwood Court.  On Sunday, December 22, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. Fire Department crews will be going door-to-door on Sherwood Court offering to check smoke alarms. Crews will offer to install free smoke […]