Items tagged: Urbana Fire Department

Champaign and Urbana Fire Departments to Participate in Joint Training

The Champaign and Urbana Fire Departments will participate in joint high-rise training, July 12-14, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Sherman Hall, 909 S. Fifth St. Skill stations will include a review of supplying water to a fire department connection and fire pumps, hose deployment, and the exploration of ventilation methods. Chief officers […]

Community Remembers 9/11 at Memorial Ceremony 

Community Remembers 9/11 at Memorial Ceremony The community continues to honor the commitment to never forget those lost on September 11th over 20 years ago.  The Champaign Fire and Police Departments held their annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony Saturday, September 11th at West Side Park.  Those in attendance heard comments from Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen, Champaign […]

Hazardous Material Release – Sixth Street

The Urbana Fire Department responded to the 200 block of South Gregory St., Monday, April 15, 2019, at 2:43 p.m., to what appeared to be a petroleum base sheen in the Boneyard Creek. Fire crews deployed absorbent booms across the Boneyard Creek to contain the spill and notified the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). The […]