Category: Fire Department Press Releases

Exchange Club of Champaign Announces Champaign 2014 Firefighter of the Year

Exchange Club of Champaign will honor Champaign Fire Department’s 2014 Firefighters of the Year Lieutenant Matt Plutz, Acting Engineer Todd Anderson, and Probationary Fire Fighter Jesse Rivera at a noon luncheon on Monday, April 21 at O’Charley’s, 730 W. Town Center Blvd., Champaign. They joined the Champaign Fire Department as follows: Lt. Plutz in July…
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2006 Parkdale Drive – Fire Update

CFD Fire Information Report Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working at 2006 Parkdale Dr. Upon arrival fire department crews found smoke emitting from the front and rear of the property. Fire crews entered the property and found fire to be in a utility closet off the kitchen area. A hose…
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410 E. Green – Fire Update

CFD Fire Information Report Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working at 410 E. Green St / Empire Restaurant. Upon arrival fire department crews found smoke emitting from the front of the property. Fire crews entered the property and found a cooking fire that had been controlled by the suppression system…
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1302 Sunset – Fire Update

CFD Fire Information Report Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a garage fire at 1302 Sunset Dr. Upon arrival fire department crews found heavy smoke emitting from a detached garage to the rear of the property. A hose line was deployed to quickly extinguish the fire. There were no civilian or fire…
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City of Champaign Conducts Executive Level Recruitments

The City of Champaign continues to conduct executive level recruitments for the positions of Human Resources Director and Fire Chief. After nationwide searches, interviews for both positions will take place the week of April 7, 2014. Human Resources Director candidates to be interviewed on April 7, 2014 are: James Gallaher is currently Assistant Vice President/Chief…
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Updated Information: Gas Leak at First St. and Gerty Dr.

CFD Fire Information Report What: Gas Leak at First Street and Gerty Drive UPDATE Date: March 17, 2014 Time: 3:09 PM Other Information: The gas leak at First Street and Gerty Drive has been stopped. The gas main has been shut down at this time. Champaign Fire Department will be on the scene for approximately…
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Gas Leak at First Street and Gerty Drive

CFD Fire Information Report What: Gas Leak at First Street and Gerty Drive Date:  March 17, 2014 Other Information: A gas main was struck in the area. Champaign Fire Department personnel are on the scene. Ameren is on the scene working to control the leak. Fire Department personnel went to surrounding buildings in the immediate…
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909 S. Fifth (Sherman Hall)

CFD Fire Information Report Narrative: Champaign and Urbana Fire Departments responded to a report of smoke & flames in room 657 of Sherman Hall. Fire crews were approached by the occupant of the fire room, who gave direction to room 655. There was light smoke in the common hall of the 6th floor, and heavy…
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