Items tagged: Champaign Fire

Champaign Police and Fire Train Area First Responders

On January 30, personnel with the Champaign Police and Champaign Fire Departments hosted a half-day training session for all first responders in Champaign County. The training was held at First Christian Church in Champaign, and involved classroom instruction, a scenario, and a debrief, and was designed to take each responding unit approximately 60 minutes. The […]

City Holds Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

The City of Champaign and our community continue to honor the commitment to never forget those tragically lost on September 11th. The Champaign Fire Department, with assistance from the Police Department, held the annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony September 11th at West Side Park.  Those in attendance heard comments from Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen, Fire Chief […]

Homicide Investigation – 200 Block of Kenwood Road

On October 20, 2021, at approximately 10:37 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 200 block of Kenwood Road for the report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a 19-year-old female with a life-threatening gunshot wound to her lower neck. Champaign Police and Champaign Fire rendered medical aid until the victim was transported […]

Residential Fire – 326 N Fair St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a home at 326 N Fair St., Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 2:06 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report from an occupant of a fire in the basement of the single-story home. Once on the scene, […]

Champaign Police Investigating Body Found in Kaufman Lake

On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at approximately 10:35 a.m., Champaign Police were dispatched to the 2700 block of West Springfield Avenue for a report of an unresponsive body partially submerged in Kaufman Lake. Upon arrival, the body of a male was located approximately 15 feet from shore. Champaign Fire arrived and assisted police in the […]

Champaign Sees Second Highest Year of Construction Value During 2019

Champaign continues to prove to be a great place to live, work, and play, as the City of Champaign’s Building Safety Division processed $252,890,006 in construction permits during 2019. That makes 2019 the second-highest year on record, second only to 2007 when the City processed $305 million of construction permits. During 2019, the Building Safety […]

Champaign Fire Department Will Begin Utilizing Unmanned Aerial Systems in Emergency Response

The Champaign Fire Department continually explores better solutions to provide the best performance and service to our community. Advancements in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) has provided a new opportunity to provide lifesaving information during emergency operations including hazardous materials response, natural disasters, water/ice rescues, large fires and live fire training exercises. Champaign Fire Department is […]

Permits Issued

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 101 W. University (4th Floor) $300,000.00 03-05-14 Christie Management Co.  2100 Fox Dr. B & C $700,000.00 03-03-14  NADBOL, LLC  1211 S. Prospect $597,225.00 […]