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Residential Fire – 1117 W. Beardsley Ave.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire outside a single-family home at 1117 W. Beardsley Ave., Wednesday, May 24, at 7:37 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire outside the home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire on the exterior of this single-story residence, called in by an occupant. Once on the […]


Champaign Fire Department Invites the Public to Open House

On May 27th, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., the Champaign Fire Department will host a ceremonial “Push-In” of the new fire engine at Fire Station 4, 2315 W. John St., Champaign. A “Push-In” dates to the horse-drawn fire engine steamer days when the horses and the steamer engine would return to the fire station after going […]


Residential Fire – 310 N Russell St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire outside a single-family home at 310 N Russell St., Tuesday, May 9, at 1:34 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire outside the home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire on the exterior of this single-story residence, called in by a passerby. Once on the […]


Champaign Fire Department and the Champaign Exchange Club Honor the 2022 Firefighter of the Year Recipient

The Champaign Fire Department and the Champaign Exchange Club will honor the 2022 Firefighter of the Year recipient, Captain JP Childers, on May 1. A ceremony will be held at Sammy’s Pancake House, 1206 N. Mattis Ave., from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Captain JP Childers was selected as the Firefighter of the Year for his […]


Champaign Fire Department Welcomes New Firefighters

On Monday, eleven new firefighters were sworn in and began their career with the City of Champaign. Following Council’s approval of two Bills earlier this year, the Fire Department was able to surge hire and begin the training of the new firefighters to fill anticipated vacancies within the Department. This surge hire also helps the […]


Residential Fire – 1524 Harrington Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside an attached garage at 1524 Harrington Dr., Sunday, April 2 at 1:39 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report from an occupant of a fire in the garage of this single-story home. Once on the scene, firefighters […]


Commercial Fire – 301 Mercury Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a large commercial building at 301 Mercury Dr., Friday, March 31, at 5:54 a.m. Fire crews continue to overhaul and extinguish remaining hot spots. Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of a fire in this large commercial building. While still enroute to the scene, […]


Residential Fire – 26 Ashley Ln.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a single-family home at 26 Ashley Ln., Thursday, March 23, at 1:23 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in this two-story residence, with all the occupants already outside. Once on the scene, fire crews […]


Residential Fire – 803 Richards Lane

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 803 Richards Lane, Thursday, March 2nd, at 5:40 p.m. The fire was reported by the resident of the home. The fire was quickly and professionally extinguished. Upon arrival, fire crews reported no smoke or flames showing, but when fire crews entered the home, they found […]