Items tagged: Champaign Fire Department

Residential Fire – 1215 Redwood Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a single-family home at 1215 Redwood Dr., Thursday, September 30th, at 3:51 p.m. Fire crews rescued one adult fire victim from the home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at this single-story residence. Once on the scene, fire crews reported heavy smoke coming from […]


Champaign Fire Department Reminds the Community To “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!”

In a typical home, you can have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely after the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing the difference between your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm and what it means when they sound can save a life. The National Fire Protection Association’s 2021 Fire Prevention Week is October 3rd […]


Apartment Fire – 800 W Church St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in an apartment at 800 W Church St., Friday, September 24, at 1:10 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this multi-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at this two-story apartment building. Once on the scene, fire crews reported a fire in […]


Community Remembers 9/11 at Memorial Ceremony 

Community Remembers 9/11 at Memorial Ceremony The community continues to honor the commitment to never forget those lost on September 11th over 20 years ago.  The Champaign Fire and Police Departments held their annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony Saturday, September 11th at West Side Park.  Those in attendance heard comments from Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen, Champaign […]


Residential Fire – 1902 Garden Hills Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1902 Garden Hills Dr., Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 4:22 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found very light smoke coming from the front door of a single-family home. Crews quickly extinguished a small fire in the kitchen using a fire extinguisher. All […]


Champaign Fire Department’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

The Champaign Fire Department will have their annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Saturday, September 11th at 8:46 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 Police, Fire Departments Investigating Recent Fires

The Champaign Police and Fire Departments are seeking the public’s help in investigating multiple incidents occurring since July 7th of deliberately set fires resulting in property damage. Most incidents have occurred in the late night or early morning hours, typically between 2:00 and 5:00 am. Dates and addresses for these incidents include: July 7th, Hessel […]


Fire Investigation – 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. Investigators have concluded their investigation into this fire and have determined it to be accidental. Through scene examination and interviews, investigators from the Champaign Fire Department and the Office of the Illinois State Fire […]


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 […]