Category: Fire Department News

Champaign Fire Kicks-Off Fire Prevention Week 2018 at Market Place Mall

Champaign Fire held an event at Market Place Mall near the Food Court, on Monday, October 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Over 160 kids and their families took part in the event, which launched Fire Prevention Week 2018. Kids and their families got to practice “Stop, drop, and roll” while firefighters reinforced the […]


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 […]


2018 Firefighter Testing Process

The Champaign Fire Department received 200 applications for the 2018 Firefighter Testing Process.  Included in the total applications received were 15 candidates who completed the Fire Department pilot Adult Explorers Initiative.  The initiative was a collaborative effort between the Champaign Fire Department and the Regional Planning Commission (RPC).  The focus of the initiative was diversity […]


Building Permits Issued

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 1604 Congressional $340,000 09/12 New Single Family 3616 Freedom $330,000 09/11 New Single Family 2018 Overall Construction Value to Date:  $169,015,887


Champaign’s Fire Factor Partners with UI New Student Programs for Move-In Night Events

On Thursday, August 23, Champaign’s Fire Factor and the University of Illinois New Student Programs partnered to offer over 4,500 incoming students a Safety Festival, their first night on campus. Champaign Fire Department, Neighborhood Services Department, and METCAD partnered with other agencies and organizations to share their expertise on the Quad at Ikenberry Commons, along […]


City Holds Firefighter Recruitment Info Meetings

Staff from the City’s Human Resources and Fire Departments held two information meetings as part of the 2018 Firefighter Recruitment process. The meetings were held on the evening of Tuesday, August 14 and the morning of Saturday, August 18. Both sessions were held at Fire Station One, 307 S. Randolph St., Champaign. Approximately 18 prospective […]


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 […]


Building Permits Issued

The City of Champaign’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 31 Greencroft Dr $654,887 06-06-18 New Bank Champaign 30 E Anthony Dr $393,943 05-31-18 Alteration Olive Garden 2000 N Neil # 490 $1,355,224 […]


Building Permits Issued

The City’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 3806 Slate Dr $259,900 05-25-18 New TK Homes of IL LLC 4817 Vahalla Dr $385,000 05-24-18 New Pawan Takhar 3105 Fields South $298,815 05-30-18 Alteration […]