Items tagged: smoke alarm

Residential Fire – 808 W. Healey St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a home on fire at 808 W. Healey St., Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 7:09 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the single-family residence. Firefighters responded to multiple calls reporting the fire in the two-story home. Once on the scene, fire crews reported smoke and flames coming […]


Multi-Family Residential Fire – 805 S. Mattis Ave.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a kitchen fire at 805 S. Mattis Ave., Friday, October 9, 2020, at 2:21 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that was contained to the kitchen of the apartment. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire inside an apartment, called in by the occupant. Once on the […]


Residential Fire – 1518 Hedge Road

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fully involved vacant structure at 1518 Hedge Road, Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 10:10 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that engulfed the former home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fully involved single-story home. Once on the scene, fire crews reported a heavily involved house […]


Residential Fire – 1613 Hedge Road

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire outside a home at 1613 Hedge Road, Monday, September 7, 2020, at 2:31 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that began outside the single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire outside this single-story home. Once on the scene, fire crews reported smoke and […]


Residential Fire – 2204 Brookhaven Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a home at 2204 Brookhaven Dr., Friday, May 8, 2020, at 6:34 a.m.  Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report from a neighbor of smoke and fire coming from the garage of the single-story home.  Once on the […]


Residential Fire – 1618 W Union St.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a duplex at 1618 W Union St., Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 12:56 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in the residence. Firefighters responded to a report from a neighbor of a fire in the single-story duplex. Once on the scene, fire crews reported smoke […]


Smoke Alarm Blitz – Douglass Park Neighborhood

Firefighters and staff from the Champaign Fire Department and Neighborhood Services Department, along with volunteers from the Annual Smoke Alarm Blitz in Honor of Christian Sheehan, will be going door-to-door in a northeast Champaign neighborhood, Saturday, April 13, 2019, offering to check smoke alarms and installing free smoke alarms in homes that need them. This Smoke […]


“Sound the Alarm!” on March 11

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 11.  After you turn the clocks forward, take a few minutes to check all smoke alarms in the home by “sounding the alarm!” Working smoke alarms save lives!  According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) roughly 3 out of 5 fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke […]


Smoke Alarm Blitz – Southwest Champaign

Firefighters and staff from the Champaign Fire Department along with volunteers from Christian Sheehan Family Event will be going door-to-door in a southwest Champaign neighborhood Saturday, March 25, 2017, offering to check smoke alarms and installing free smoke alarms in homes that need them. This Smoke Alarm Blitz, beginning at 8:30 a.m., will  include approximately […]


Fire Goes Door-to-Door in Smoke Alarm Blitz

On Saturday, March 4, the Champaign Fire Department organized a “Smoke Alarm Blitz” in the neighborhood of a recent fire fatality. Fire Department crews, staff, and volunteers went door-to-door in the 900 Block of West Clark Street, offering to check smoke alarms and install free smoke alarms in homes that needed them. Crews were able to […]