Category: Fire Department Press Releases

Residential Fire – 1712 Paula Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home at 1712 Paula Dr., Sunday, February 28 at 4:12 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of smoke coming from this single-story home. Once on the scene, firefighters reported smoke coming from […]


The Champaign Fire Department Hosts the Annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards and Pinning Ceremony

On Thursday, February 25, at 7:00 p.m., the Champaign Fire Department will virtually debut the annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards and Pinning Ceremony. This event honors devoted residents and members of Ambulance Services, Champaign Firefighters, and Champaign Police Officers that have displayed exemplary service to those they serve and protect. The virtual ceremony will be […]


Champaign Fire Department Will Be Conducting Ice Rescue Training

The Champaign Fire Department will be conducting ice rescue training February 24, 25 and 26, at Kaufman Lake, 2702 W. Springfield Avenue, Champaign. Fire department instructors will lead a scenario designed to simulate an ice rescue, reinforcing victim removal skills. The Champaign Fire Department reminds residents to take these safety precautions when outdoors this winter: […]


Residential Fire – 202 Nelson Ct.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home at 202 Nelson Ct., Friday, January 29, 2021, at 8:57 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the attached garage of this single-story home, called in by the occupants. Once on […]


Residential Fire – 1410 Harrington Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home at 1410 Harrington Drive, Friday, December 25, 2020, at 9:03 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of the roof of this two-story home on fire, called in by the occupants. Once on the scene, […]


Garage Fire – 1000 Block of W. Union St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a detached single-car garage in the 1000 block of W. Union St., Friday, December 25, 2020, at 1:05 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that was contained to the garage. Firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from this single-car garage. Once on the […]


Apartment Fire – 1807 Sangamon Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside an apartment at 1807 Sangamon Drive, Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 9:51 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that was contained to a single unit. Firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from this single-story four-unit apartment building. Once on the scene, fire crews […]


Multi-Family Residential Fire – 707 S. Fourth St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to the roof on fire at 707 S. Fourth St., Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 3:02 a.m. Ten fire crews worked to extinguish the fire that was contained to the roof of the apartment building. Firefighters responded to multiple reports of a fire on the roof. Once on the scene, […]


Building Permits Issued

Building Permits Issued The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently 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 1204 Sussex Ct $461,900 10-19-20 New Single Family Home 401 E Daniel St $2,710,350 10-19-20 Alteration Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity […]