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Champaign Fire Department Encourages Safe and Lawful Fireworks Celebrations

As Independence Day approaches and our community begins 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 15,600 fireworks-related, emergency department-treated injuries in 2020. This […]


Residential Fire – 4309 Stonebridge Ct.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a residence at 4309 Stonebridge Ct., Thursday, May 26th, at 2:06 a.m. Fire crews remain on the scene working to extinguish the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report from the neighbor of a fire in this two-story residence. Once on the scene, […]


Residential Fire – 508 Swigart St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a residence at 508 Swigart St., Monday, May 16th, at 2:19 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report from the neighbor of a fire in this two-story residence. Once on the scene, firefighters reported the occupant was […]


Elliot Kraft Honored as 2021 Firefighter of the Year Recipient

The Champaign Fire Department and the Champaign Exchange Club honored the 2021 Firefighter of the Year recipient, Firefighter Elliot Kraft, on May 9th at a luncheon held at Sammy’s Pancake House, 1206 N. Mattis Ave. Firefighter Elliot Kraft was selected as the Firefighter of the Year for his dedication to the fire service and the […]


Hazardous Materials Incident – 3200 Farber Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a potential hazardous materials incident at 3200 Farber Dr., Wednesday, May 11th at 12:41 p.m. Fire crews have been able to prevent any product release. Firefighters responded to a report from a commercial occupancy of an overheating 55-gallon drum of aluminum powder suspended in water. Once on the scene, […]


Residential Fire – 1205 Broadmoor Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire at 1205 Broadmoor Dr., Thursday, March 24, at 7:49 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report from a neighbor of a fire in this two-story residence. Once on the scene, fire crews reported a fire contained to the […]


Residential Fire – 804 Centennial Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a residence at 804 Centennial Dr., Thursday, March 3, at 8:09 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report from an occupant of a fire in this two-story residence. Once on the scene, fire crews reported heavy fire […]


Apartment Fire – 52 E Armory Ave.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in an apartment building at 52 E. Armory Ave., Wednesday, February 16th, at 10:17 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished a small fire in this three-story apartment building. Firefighters responded to a report of a burning odor in a second-floor apartment called in by the occupant. Once on […]


Residential Fire – 508 E Eureka St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a vacant home at 508 E. Eureka St., Wednesday, February 16th, at 2:21 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of light smoke coming from this vacant two-story residence called in by a passerby. Once on the […]