Items tagged: smoke alarms

Residential Fire – 1712 Paula Dr.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home at 1712 Paula Dr., Sunday, February 28 at 4:12 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family residence. Firefighters responded to a report from a passerby of smoke coming from this single-story home. Once on the scene, firefighters reported smoke coming from […]


Residential Fire – 202 Nelson Ct.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home at 202 Nelson Ct., Friday, January 29, 2021, at 8:57 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the attached garage of this single-story home, called in by the occupants. Once on […]


Residential Fire – 1410 Harrington Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside a home at 1410 Harrington Drive, Friday, December 25, 2020, at 9:03 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of the roof of this two-story home on fire, called in by the occupants. Once on the scene, […]


Apartment Fire – 1807 Sangamon Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire inside an apartment at 1807 Sangamon Drive, Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 9:51 p.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that was contained to a single unit. Firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from this single-story four-unit apartment building. Once on the scene, fire crews […]


Champaign Fire Department Reminds the Community To “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”

There’s nothing like spending time in the kitchen cooking a delicious meal for family and friends. However, did you know cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries? Before you serve up that meal, take time to serve up fire safety in the kitchen. The National Fire Protection Association’s 2020 Fire […]


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, […]


Watch Champaign Connection Episode #62 on CGTV and Social Media

There is a new episode of Champaign Connection now playing most nights at 6:30 p.m. on CGTV (Comcast and iTV3 Broadband channel 5, and AT&T U-verse channel 99). This episode will air on CGTV from April 1, through May 31. It is also available on the City’s website and YouTube channel. On episode 62:   […]


City Employees and Community Members Take Part in Phase 1 of a Neighborhood Fire Prevention Effort 

Staff and Firefighters from the Champaign Fire Department, staff from Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department, and members of several community organizations completed phase 1 of the targeted-neighborhood fire prevention effort on Saturday, April 2. Approximately 11 employees from the Champaign Fire Department, 4 employees from the Neighborhood Services Department, and 20 volunteers from community organizations canvassed two high-risk neighborhoods in […]


Champaign Fire Department Partners with Community Organizations to Install Smoke Alarms

  Firefighters from the Champaign Fire Department, Staff from Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department, and members of several community organizations will install smoke alarms in a two-phased process over several weekends in April. This campaign is part of an effort to reach out to residents in two high-risk neighborhoods, with borders of Mattis Avenue to the […]


Fire Department Reminds Everyone to “Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries”

This weekend is the end of Daylight Saving Time. On Sunday, November 1 at 2 a.m., we turn our clocks back. The City of Champaign Fire Department encourages everyone to look forward to safety and “Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries.” Working smoke alarms save lives, cutting by half the risk of dying in a […]