Items tagged: cfd

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 […]


Champaign Fire and Police Encourage Fireworks Safety for Holiday Celebrations

As Independence Day approaches and the nation prepares to celebrate July 4th, the City of Champaign reminds residents and visitors that fireworks can be dangerous and to celebrate safely by leaving the fireworks to the experts. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there were approximately 9,100 fireworks-related, emergency department-treated injuries in 2018, with […]


Smoke Alarm Blitz – Douglass Park Neighborhood

Firefighters and staff from the Champaign Fire Department and Neighborhood Services Department, along with volunteers from the Annual Smoke Alarm Blitz in Honor of Christian Sheehan, will be going door-to-door in a northeast Champaign neighborhood, Saturday, April 13, 2019, offering to check smoke alarms and installing free smoke alarms in homes that need them. This Smoke […]