Items tagged: carbon monoxide detectors

Champaign Fire Canvassing Two Neighborhoods After Recent Fires

On Thursday, April 18, 2024, the Champaign Fire Department will be canvassing two neighborhoods that have recently suffered fires, testing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and installing new alarms in homes that need them. From 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., firefighters will be going door-to-door in the 1300 block of Joanne Ln. making sure homes […]

Champaign Fire Department Reminds the Community To “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!”

In a typical home, you can have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely after the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing the difference between your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm and what it means when they sound can save a life. The National Fire Protection Association’s 2021 Fire Prevention Week is October 3rd […]

Smoke Alarm Blitz – West Champaign

On Saturday, April 14, employees of the Fire Department and Neighborhood Services Department, along with community and Red Cross volunteers, went door-to-door in a west Champaign neighborhood offering to check smoke alarms and install free smoke alarms in homes that needed them. The Smoke Alarm Blitz included approximately 314 homes within the boundaries Kirby Avenue […]

Champaign Fire Department Partners with WCIA & WCIX Staff to Install Smoke Alarms

Champaign Fire Department Partners with WCIA & WCIX Staff to Install Smoke Alarms Firefighters and staff from the Champaign Fire Department along with employees of WCIA and WCIX Television were out Friday, June 16, installing smoke alarms in a west Champaign neighborhood. Thirty volunteers from WCIA/WCIX Television came out on their Founder’s Day to be […]

City Employees and Community Members Take Part in Phase 1 of a Neighborhood Fire Prevention Effort 

Staff and Firefighters from the Champaign Fire Department, staff from Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department, and members of several community organizations completed phase 1 of the targeted-neighborhood fire prevention effort on Saturday, April 2. Approximately 11 employees from the Champaign Fire Department, 4 employees from the Neighborhood Services Department, and 20 volunteers from community organizations canvassed two high-risk neighborhoods in […]