Fire Department News

  • May 23, 2024Annual Christian Sheehan Smoke Alarm Blitz
    On May 18, the Sheehan Family, in partnership with the Champaign Fire Department, held their annual smoke alarm blitz at the Douglass Community Center. This initiative was born out of the loss of thei …
  • May 16, 2024Smoke Alarm Blitz – Douglass Park Neighborhood
    Firefighters and staff from the Champaign Fire Department and Equity and Engagement Department, along with volunteers from the Annual Smoke Alarm Blitz in Honor of Christian Sheehan and the American R …
  • May 10, 2024The Beat
    The City is thrilled to announce the launch of the downtown entertainment district’s official logo “The Beat.” Unveiled at a Council study session on May 7, 2024, the Beat encompasses all of the downt …
  • May 9, 2024Building 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 Construc …
  • May 8, 2024Garage Fire – 600 Block of Alabama Ave.
    The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a detached garage in the 600 block of Alabama Ave., Wednesday, May 8, at 1:25 p.m.  Fire crews were able to quickly get the fire under control. Fir …