Category: Fire Department News

Fire Prevention 2012 Grand Finale

The 2012 October fire prevention season drew to a close with a rise in community donations, hours of public service to the citizens, and an increase in partnership activities. All fire personnel from all stations, along with the Life Safety Division, observed and critiqued school fire drills at Unit Four and all other private grade,…
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Firefighters Receive MRSA Update from National Safety Expert

All CFD personnel received updated information in MRSA this week by a national expert, Deputy Chief of the Operations/Safety Division Ed Nied, Tucson Fire Department. Along with an overview of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterium responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans, important discussions on caring for patients and protection of public servants occurred….
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Champaign Fire Department Receives Carbon Monoxide Alarm Donation

Champaign received 100 carbon monoxide alarms from First Alert and the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal in conjunction with the fifth anniversary of enactment of the Illinois Carbon Monoxide Alarm Detector Act. This act requires homeowners and landlords to install carbon monoxide detectors in all buildings containing bedrooms and sleeping areas. Since 2005,…
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Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more.  Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 608 S. Sixth St. $400,000.00 10/31/12 JSM Management/Alteration–Restaurant (Wendy’s)

Permits Issued:

Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 2417 Fields South Dr. $1,285,501.00 09/19/12 Regency Consolidated /New Office (Regency Center) 910 Meijer Dr. $6,300,000.00 09/19/12 Carmike Cinemas, Inc./New Movie Theatre

Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 103 W Marketview $602,000.00 09/11/12 Fifth Day Restaurants, LLC/Alteration-Restaurant (TGI Friday’s)

Permits Issued

The following commercial permits were issued this week.  Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 2000 N. Neil Street #700 $303,000 08/30/12 Champaign Market Place LLC/Alternation Restaurant (buca di beppo)

Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 1809 S. Neil $630,700.00 08/24/12 Illini Plaza, LLC/RDI Vein Clinic 502 W. Marketview $5,940,485.00 08/29/12 Windy City Lodging, Inc./Residence Inn by Marriott 606 E….
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Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Community Resource Fair

Saturday evening, Champaign Firefighters provided autographs to congregation members attending the first annual Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church Community Resource Fair. Well over 75 members attended the festival with a dozen agencies providing information. Fire Department’s Life Safety Division opened a booth with resources and information for adults and youth alike.  

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