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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, […]


Garage Fire – 1000 Block of W. Union St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a detached single-car garage in the 1000 block of W. Union St., Friday, December 25, 2020, at 1:05 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that was contained to the garage. Firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from this single-car garage. Once on the […]


Apartment Fire – 1807 Sangamon Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside an apartment at 1807 Sangamon Drive, Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 9:51 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that was contained to a single unit. Firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from this single-story four-unit apartment building. Once on the scene, fire crews […]


Multi-Family Residential Fire – 707 S. Fourth St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to the roof on fire at 707 S. Fourth St., Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 3:02 a.m. Ten fire crews worked to extinguish the fire that was contained to the roof of the apartment building. Firefighters responded to multiple reports of a fire on the roof. Once on the scene, […]


Residential Fire – 808 W. Healey St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a home on fire at 808 W. Healey St., Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 7:09 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the single-family residence. Firefighters responded to multiple calls reporting the fire in the two-story home. Once on the scene, fire crews reported smoke and flames coming […]


Champaign Firefighters Receive the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal Unit Citation Award

The Champaign Fire Department is honored to announce that five firefighters have been awarded the Unit Citation Award for their courageous efforts to rescue two fire victims during a fire in a residence on December 21, 2019. The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) has awarded Lieutenant Jason Rector (Squad 171), Firefighter Josh […]


Champaign Fire Department Adapts During Fire Prevention Week 2020

The Champaign Fire Department needed to find innovative ways during the Covid-19 pandemic, to provide public outreach during Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10th, 2020. Typically, suppression and fire prevention personnel can be found at the Market Place Mall providing a variety of materials and fun, educational activities for children of all ages. The Champaign Fire […]


Firefighter Recruitment Continues

The firefighter recruitment process is continuing on schedule. Two hundred and three applications were submitted by the application deadline of October 2nd. This is consistent with the number of applications submitted during previous recruitments and a very positive result given the uncertainty of conducting this recruitment during the pandemic. Fortunately, the testing vendor, National Testing […]


Multi-Family Residential Fire – 805 S. Mattis Ave.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a kitchen fire at 805 S. Mattis Ave., Friday, October 9, 2020, at 2:21 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that was contained to the kitchen of the apartment. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire inside an apartment, called in by the occupant. Once on the […]