Items tagged: Touch-a-truck

Neighborhood Services Hosts Block Party in Hedge POP! Park

On October 10, Neighborhood Services hosted a block party in connection with the Garden Hills Groundbreaking Ceremony. The block party served as one last engagement in the park, which will be removed to allow drainage improvements for the Garden Hills Neighborhood. The event included a DJ, food, a bounce house and a touch-a-truck display featuring […]

Champaign Fire Department Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Fire Prevention Week

This 100th anniversary of the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week Campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.” works to teach how to escape a home fire quickly and safely.  The following tips may provide those few extra seconds to escape safely. Know two ways out of every room Plan and practice a […]

Community Engagement Fun at Touch-A-Truck Event at Centennial Park

On May 11, 2022, the City’s Police, Fire, and Public Works Departments participated in the Champaign Park District’s Touch-A-Truck event at Centennial Park. The four-hour event gave kids and parents an opportunity to get up close and personal with several unique vehicles from the City’s fleet, including a squad car, SWAT truck, crime scene van, […]

As Fire Prevention Week 2019 Approaches, Remember: “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”

In a typical home, you can have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely after the smoke alarm sounds.  Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice. The National Fire Protection Association’s 2019 Fire Prevention Week Campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” works […]