Items tagged: Champaign Fire Department

Residential Fire – 403 Nathaniel Burch Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a duplex at 403 Nathaniel Burch Dr., Friday, September 8 at 3:34 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in this two-story duplex. Once on the scene, firefighters reported smoke and fire coming from the […]

Champaign Fire Department 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

The Champaign Fire Department will have their annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Monday, September 11th at 8:45 a.m. The Memorial Ceremony will take place at the northeast corner of West Side Park, 400 W University Avenue, at the Champaign Fire and Police Memorial. The public is invited to attend this outdoor event. For those unable […]

Champaign Fire Companies Return to Fire Station 4

Air Quality Tests Come Back “All Clear” On August 30, 2023, the two fire companies assigned to Fire Station 4 (2315 W. John St.) returned to operate out of that location after air quality test results came back “all clear” on Tuesday. The two fire companies had been temporarily relocated to two other fire stations […]

Champaign Fire Companies at Station 4 Temporarily Relocated

Fire and EMS Response Services Continue as Normal The two fire companies and apparatus assigned to Champaign Fire Station 4 on John Street, have been temporarily relocated to Fire Stations 5 and 6 while air quality testing is conducted at Station 4. This change was necessary to ensure employee safety and will not impact the […]

City Hosts Enforcement Education and Resource Fair at Providence at Thornberry

On August 17, 2023, staff from the Equity and Engagement, Neighborhood Services, Police, and Fire Departments partnered to host an Enforcement Education and Resource Fair for neighbors of Providence at Thornberry. The resource fair was held as part of a coordinated response to neighborhood concerns and issues reported to the City. Approximately 150 Providence neighbors […]

City of Champaign to Perform Outdoor Warning Siren Maintenance

The City of Champaign will have contractors performing annual outdoor warning siren maintenance to each of the sixteen sirens in the City’s alerting system on August 2 and 3, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Part of this maintenance requires that the contractor activate the warning sirens for short periods of time, not to […]

Police, Fire host training day

Champaign Police and Champaign Fire held Rescue Task Force training at Jefferson Middle School on Tuesday, July 25. The training, which lasted from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., provided an opportunity for first responders from across Champaign County to gather and work cooperatively for a briefing, staging training, and to run coordinated scenarios for an […]

Residential Fire – 1010 ½ N. Fifth St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside an enclosed porch at 1010 ½ N. Fifth St., Sunday, July 16 at 12:10 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family residence. Firefighters responded to multiple reports of a fire in this single-story home. Once on the scene, firefighters reported heavy fire coming […]

Residential Fire – 401 Ginger Bend Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 401 Ginger Bend Dr., Saturday, July 8, 2023, at 9:59 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found smoke coming from the first floor of a center unit of this two-story apartment building. The fire was quickly upgraded to a second alarm. Crews quickly […]