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Residential Fire – 914 W. Beardsley Ave

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a home on fire at 914 W. Beardsley Ave., Thursday, April 29 at 9:06 a.m. Fire crews rescued four occupants from this single-family residential fire. Firefighters responded to multiple calls reporting the fire in the two-story home. Once on the scene, fire crews reported smoke and flames coming from […]


Residential Fire – 1712 Paula Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home at 1712 Paula Dr., Sunday, February 28 at 4:12 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of smoke coming from this single-story home. Once on the scene, firefighters reported smoke coming from […]


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

On Thursday, February 25, at 7:00 p.m., the Champaign Fire Department will virtually debut the annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards and Pinning Ceremony. This event honors devoted residents and members of Ambulance Services, Champaign Firefighters, and Champaign Police Officers that have displayed exemplary service to those they serve and protect. The virtual ceremony will be […]


Champaign Fire Department Will Be Conducting Ice Rescue Training

The Champaign Fire Department will be conducting ice rescue training February 24, 25 and 26, at Kaufman Lake, 2702 W. Springfield Avenue, Champaign. Fire department instructors will lead a scenario designed to simulate an ice rescue, reinforcing victim removal skills. The Champaign Fire Department reminds residents to take these safety precautions when outdoors this winter: […]


The 2021-2024 Fire Battalion Chief Promotional Testing Process

The Fire and Human Resources Departments are pleased to announce the successful completion of the 2021-2024 Fire Battalion Chief Promotional Testing Process. In conjunction with the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association, both departments worked together to implement testing processes that met COVID-19 safety guidelines. Three fire captain candidates successful completed all components of the promotional testing […]


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 4005 Freedom Blvd $380,000 02-09-2021 New Single Family Dwelling 4812 Oakdale Drive $299,000 02-09-2021 New Single Family Dwelling           […]


Residential Fire – 202 Nelson Ct.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home at 202 Nelson Ct., Friday, January 29, 2021, at 8:57 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the attached garage of this single-story home, called in by the occupants. Once on […]


Residential Fire – 1410 Harrington Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home at 1410 Harrington Drive, Friday, December 25, 2020, at 9:03 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of the roof of this two-story home on fire, called in by the occupants. Once on the scene, […]