Category: Fire Department News

UPDATED: Champaign Fire Department Will Be Conducting a Victim Rescue Drill

UPDATED: The training sessions on June 29 and 30 have had their start times changed to 7:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. each day. The June 28 session times at 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. remain unchanged. Media is encouraged to attend and requested to call in advance of this updated schedule. The Champaign Fire Department […]

Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more.                                     Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 3002 Crossing Ct $330,000.00 06-22-2016 Steven Seibert 1701 W Curtis $17,256,159.00 06-16-2016 The Carle Foundation

City Departments Partner with WCIA & WCIX Staff to Install Smoke Alarms

Firefighters, staff from the Champaign Fire and Neighborhood Services Departments, and employees of WCIA/WCIX Television and Home Depot were out Friday, June 17, installing smoke alarms in northwest Champaign. Thirteen volunteers from WCIA/WCIX Television came out on their Founder’s Day to be part of the effort.  Six volunteers from Home Depot also took part in […]

Residential Fire – 2303 Southwood Drive

Media Contact: Deputy Fire Marshal Randy Smith | 217-403-7212, 840-9434 | randy.smith@champaignil.gov The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 2303 Southwood Drive, Monday, June 13, 2016, at 10:43 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported fire coming through the roof of the residence. Suppression efforts began immediately. Twelve (12) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and […]

Town Center Apartments Fire

On Monday, May 30,  there was a fire at one of the Town Center Apartment buildings.  The fire heavily damaged the entire building rendering it unfit for human habitation.  The Fire Department contacted the Code Compliance Division on Tuesday, May 31 to request that the building be “Condemned for Occupancy.”  Property Maintenance Inspector Tim Spear assessed the building from […]

Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 212 E Green $22,000,000.00 06-06-2016 Larson Company 810 W Springfield 489,057.00 06-08-2016 Manpower c/o Wilberg, Beverly 2037 S Neil 687,000.00 06-08-2016 WCT Properties, Inc.

Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 301 N Neil #205 $403,104.00 5/31/2016 M2 on Neil, LLC  

Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more.                                  Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 3760 Harbor Estates Ln $473,960.00 5-20-2016 Aguas Partnership 116 N First $688,321.00 5-25-2016 […]

Permits Issued

Permits Issued The following commercial permits were issued with an estimated cost of $250,000 or more.    Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 2021 S First #110 $625,602.00 5-5-2016 Fox Development 2109 S Oak #103 $260,328.00 5-5-2016 Fox/Atkins Development 2401 W Bradley Ave $2,728,000.00 5-6-2016 Fairlawn Real Estate

Commercial Permits Issued

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 1310 Mariner Way $473,960.00 4-28-2016 Aguas Partnership  308 E Green $1,065,000.00     5-3-2016 Campus Acquisitions 308