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 […]
The Fire Department conducted ice rescue training at Kaufman Lake January 20-22, 2016. Fire crews participated in skill stations designed to prompt crews to observe ice conditions and make appropriate scene size-ups, perform surface rescues from the ice, and safely remove victims from the ice.