Items tagged: Champaign Fire Department

Apartment Fire – 908 Crescent Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside an apartment at 908 Crescent Dr., January 21, at 6:32 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire inside this twelve-unit apartment building. Firefighters responded to a report from an occupant of an apartment fire in this two-story apartment building. Once on the scene, firefighters reported light […]


Residential Fire – 1311 Williamsburg Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a single-family home at 1311 Williamsburg Dr., Tuesday, January 10, at 10:17 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in this single-story residence. Once on the scene, fire crews reported heavy smoke and fire coming […]


Residential Fire – 1314 S. Duncan Rd.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fully involved structure fire at 1314 S. Duncan Rd., December 14, at 4:35 a.m. Fire crews worked to extinguish the fire at this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of a fire in this single-story home. Once on the scene, firefighters reported heavy smoke […]


Apartment Fire – 206 Kenwood Rd.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a 12-unit apartment building at 206 Kenwood Rd., December 13, at 11:29 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire inside this multi-family apartment building. Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of a fire in this three-story building. Once on the scene, firefighters reported smoke […]


Apartment Fire – 1101 S. Mattis Ave.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a vacant 14 unit apartment building at 1101 S. Mattis Ave., December 2, at 6:40 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire inside this multi-family apartment building. Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of a fire in this two-story building. Once on the scene, […]


Cooking with Care this Thanksgiving Holiday

The kitchen is the center of activity during the Thanksgiving Holiday. While cooking with care should always be a priority, it becomes crucial on Thanksgiving Day when there is more activity and people in the home. Thanksgiving Day is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. Nearly three […]


Champaign Fire Chief Gary Ludwig Appointed to the FEMA National Advisory Council

On Tuesday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator, Deanne Criswell, announced the appointment of 16 new members and 3 returning members to the agency’s National Advisory Council. Champaign Fire Chief Gary Ludwig has been announced as a new appointee to the National Advisory Council. The National Advisory Council advises the FEMA administrator on all […]


Residential Fire – 1002 N. Third St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a single-family home at 1002 N. Third St., October 25, at 8:02 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of a fire in the residence. Once on the scene, firefighters reported moderate smoke and […]


Champaign Fire Department Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Fire Prevention Week

This 100th anniversary of the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week Campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.” works to teach how to escape a home fire quickly and safely.  The following tips may provide those few extra seconds to escape safely. Know two ways out of every room Plan and practice a […]