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Champaign Sees Second Highest Year of Construction Value During 2019

Champaign continues to prove to be a great place to live, work, and play, as the City of Champaign’s Building Safety Division processed $252,890,006 in construction permits during 2019. That makes 2019 the second-highest year on record, second only to 2007 when the City processed $305 million of construction permits. During 2019, the Building Safety […]

Media Advisory – Sherwood Court Smoke Alarm Blitz

The Champaign Fire Department has organized a “Smoke Alarm Blitz” in the neighborhood that surrounds the home of the overnight fire at 9 Sherwood Court.  On Sunday, December 22, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. Fire Department crews will be going door-to-door on Sherwood Court offering to check smoke alarms. Crews will offer to install free smoke […]

Multi-Family Residential Fire – 506 S. Fourth Street

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in an apartment building at 506 S. Fourth Street, Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 12:30 p.m.  Fire crews quickly extinguished a fire found in the laundry room in the parking garage. Firefighters responded to a report from an occupant of 506 S. Fourth Street of a fire […]

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

On Monday, November 18th, at 6:00 p.m., the Champaign Fire Department will host the annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards and Pinning Ceremony at the Champaign Fire Department Headquarters at 307 South Randolph Street.  This event will honor devoted citizens and those members of Ambulance Services and Champaign Firefighters that have displayed exemplary service to those they […]

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 2001 S First St $422,000 11-4-19 Commercial alteration State Farm Office 109 Kenwood $6,405,883 10-31-19 Commercial addition Swann Special Care Center 2019 Overall […]

Champaign Fire Chief Gary Ludwig Installed as President and Chair of the Board of Directors for the International Association of Fire Chiefs

This morning, during a ceremony at Fire-Rescue International in Atlanta, Georgia, Champaign Fire Chief Gary Ludwig was installed as the President and Chair of the Board of Directors for the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). Founded in 1873 and with over 13,000 members, the IAFC is one of the oldest professional associations in the […]