Items tagged: smoke alarms

Cooking with Care this Thanksgiving Holiday

The kitchen is the center of activity during the Thanksgiving Holiday. While cooking with care should always be a priority, it becomes crucial on Thanksgiving Day when there is more activity and people in the home. Thanksgiving Day is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. Nearly three […]


Residential Fire – 903 S. Duncan Rd.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in a bedroom at 903 S. Duncan Rd., Wednesday, December 1, at 3:32 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at this one-story residence called in by the occupants. Occupants of the home were alerted […]


Residential Fire – 511 S. Duncan Rd.

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a fire in the attached garage of a home at 511 S. Duncan Rd., Wednesday, December 1, at 3:12 a.m. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire in this single-family home. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at this one-story residence called in by the occupants. Once on […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]